Biographies of International Astronauts

Mayo

Itzhak

Israel

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Personal data

Birthdate:  14.09.1954
Birthplace:  Kfar Hittim
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.05.1997
Selection group:  Israel
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.11.2000

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor and master of science in physics from Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, 1986 and 1988, respectively; Lieutenant Colonel, Israel Air Force; WSO at IAF Flight Test Center; hobbies: Swimming, cooking, reading; since July 1998 training as backup PSP for a Shuttle mission; in November 2000 retired from training of financial reasons.

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