Biographies of International Astronauts

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Paolo Angelo

Italy

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Personal data

Birthdate:  06.04.1957
Birthplace:  Milan
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  27.08.1998
Selection group:  EAC
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-120  MSP  23.10.2007 - 07.11.2007 15d 02h 23m 
2  Soyuz TMA-20 / ISS-26 / ISS-27  Flight Engineer  15.12.2010 - 24.05.2011 159d 07h 17m 
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Total  174d 09h 40m 
     

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
2  Soyuz TMA-19  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Graduated from the Liceo Scientifico "Paolo Frisi" of Desio (Milan, Italy), 1977; bachelor of science in aerospace engineering, 1988; master of science in aeronautics and astronautics, 1989, both from Polytechnic University of New York; Laurea in Ingegneria Meccanica (Mechanical Engineering) from the Università degli Studi di Firenze, 1990; hobbies: Diving, flying, assembly computer hardware and electronic equipment, computer software.

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