|Selection group:||ASI-2 / EAC|
|1||STS-75||PSP||22.02. - 09.03.1996||15d 17h 40m|
|2||STS-100||MSP||19.04. - 01.05.2001||11d 21h 30m|
|Total||27d 15h 10m|
Received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and a Doctorate in Astrophysics (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Rome in 1978. Post-doctoral fellowship in plasma physics at the Thermonuclear Research Centre of CNEN from 1979-1980. Iin 1984, he became a permanent researcher of the Space Physics Institute (IFSI-CNR) and was involved in the Research on Electrodynamic Tether Effects (RETE) experiment.
He was one of the payloads selected for the Tethered Satellite System (TSS-1). Umberto Guidoni became in 1996 NASA astronaut.
Since 2004 Umberto Guidoni is Italian Member of the European Parliament.
His hobbies include Music, volleyball, soccer, swimming.
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Last update on February 03, 2017.