Biographies of International Astronauts

Malerba

Franco Egidio

Italy

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Personal data

Birthdate:  10.10.1946
Birthplace:  Genoa
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  ??.02.1989
Selection group:  ESA-1 / ASI-2
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 08.08.1992

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-46  PSP  31.07. - 08.08.1992 7d 23h 15m 
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Total  7d 23h 15m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electronical engineering from the University of Genova, 1970; Ph.D. in physics from the University of Genova, 1974; hobbies: Mountaineering, skiing, tennis; 1994 - 1999 Italian Member of the European Parliament; member of the local government of Genoa.

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