Biographies of International Astronauts

Rossitto

Franco

Italy

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Personal data

Birthdate:  01.02.1940
Birthplace:  Venice
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.11.1984
Selection group:  ASI-1
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1986

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Master of Science in Physics from the University of Milan; Professor; from 53 European candidates for the 1977 ESA Spacelab-1 selection semi-finalist (on the shortlist of 12), but not selected; Payload Specialist for the Italian TSS project; until March 1995 acting head of European Astronaut Center (EAC).

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