Biographies of International Astronauts

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Klaus-Dietrich

Germany

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Personal data

Birthdate:  23.08.1952
Birthplace:  Büdesheim
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  08.10.1990
Selection group:  DLR-3
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 25.03.1992

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-14 / Soyuz TM-13  Research Cosmonaut  17.03. - 25.03.1992 7d 21h 57m 
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Total  7d 21h 57m 
         

Additional information

Lieutenant Colonel, German Air Force; test pilot; diploma of engineering in chemistry from University of German Bundeswehr, Munich, 1980; later test pilot with Airbus Industries; from 61 European candidates for the ESA 1991 selection one of five German candidates (and on the shortlist of 25 candidate applicants), but not selected then.

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