Biographies of International Astronauts

Merchez

Marianne

Belgium

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Personal data

Birthdate:  25.10.1960
Birthplace:  Uccle
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  15.05.1992
Selection group:  ESA-2
Position:  LS
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1995

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Doctorate in medicine from the Catholic University of Louvain; has a Belgian Air Transport Pilot License from Civil Aviation School; hobbies: Classical music, walking, ballet; married to the astronaut Maurizio Cheli; after marriage she resigned from the ESA; currently she works as a doctor with own practice.

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Last update on December 22, 2009.