Biographies of International Astronauts

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Hans Wilhelm

Germany

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Personal data

Birthdate:  03.08.1951
Birthplace:  Überlingen
Marital status:  married
Children:  seven
Selection date:  03.08.1987
Selection group:  DLR-2 / EAC
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-55  PSP  26.04. - 06.05.1993 9d 23h 40m 
2  STS-122  MSP  07.02. - 20.02.2008 12d 18h 22m 
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Total  22d 18h 02m 
         

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TM-25  Research Cosmonaut

Additional information

Diploma in physics from the Aachen University of Technology, 1979; from 61 European candidates for the ESA 1991 selection one of five German candidates (and on the shortlist of 25 candidate applicants), but not selected then; selected in 1998 from NASA as MSP; hobbies: Skiing, scuba diving, flying, reading, being a handyman; married to Heike Walpot (second marriage).

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