Biographies of International Astronauts

Neri Vela

Rodolfo

Mexico

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.02.1952
Birthplace:  Chilpancingo
Marital status:  single
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.07.1985
Selection group:  Mexico
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 03.12.1985

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-61B  PSP  27.11. - 03.12.1985 6d 21h 04m 
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Total  6d 21h 04m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mechanical and electronic engineering, from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1975; master of science in telecommunicationsystems from the Essex-University Colchester, Great Britain, 1976, doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in electronic and electronic engineering (electromagnetic radiation) from the University of Birmingham, 1979; later research scientist at the National University of Mexico; hobbies: jogging, cycling, swimming, reading, cinema, theatre, and music.

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