Biographies of International Astronauts

Peralta y Fabi

Ricardo

Mexico

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Personal data

Birthdate:  15.08.1950
Birthplace:  Mexico City
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.07.1985
Selection group:  Mexico
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 03.12.1985

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-61B  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle, 1973; master of science and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1975 and 1978 respectively; was selected as backup for STS-61B; later research scientist at National University in Mexico City.

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