Biographies of International Astronauts

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Arne Christer

Sweden

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Personal data

Birthdate:  18.03.1957
Birthplace:  Stockholm
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  15.05.1992
Selection group:  ESA-2 / EAC
Position:  LS / Research Cosmonaut (RC) / MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-116  MSP  10.12. - 22.12.2006 12d 20h 44m 
2  STS-128  MSP  29.08. - 12.09.2009 13d 20h 54m 
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Total  26d 17h 38m 
         

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TM-22  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Master of science in engineering physics from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, 1981; doctorate in experimental particle physics from the University of Stockholm, 1987; honorary doctorate from the Umea University, Sweden (October 1999); hobbies: Sports, sailing, skiing, frisbee, traveling, games, reading; since 1996 NASA astronaut; he was awarded the Russian "Soyuz Return Commander" certificate, which qualifies him to command a three-person Soyuz capsule during its return from space, 1998; since May 2010 Head of Science and Application Division within the Directorate of Human Spaceflight and Exploration at ESTEC, Noordwijk.

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