Biographies of International Astronauts

Farrimond

Richard Alfred

United Kingdom

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Personal data

Birthdate:  15.09.1947
Birthplace:  Birkenhead / Cheshire
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.07.1984
Selection group:  Skynet
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.01.1986

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Signals Corps, British Army, Ret.; Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst; bachelor of science in telecommunications engineering from the Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, 1972; was selected as backup for STS-61H; hobbies: orienteering, running; since he retired from active duty he worked with British Aerospace, then Matra Marconi Space UK Ltd., Bristol, and Paradigum Secure Communications in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

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