Biographies of International Astronauts

Urbani

Luca

Italy

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Personal data

Birthdate:  11.05.1957
Birthplace:  Rome
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  08.05.1995
Selection group:  ASI-3
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 07.07.1996

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-78  PSP

Additional information

Lieutenant Colonel, Medical corps, Italian Air Force; Doctorate of medicine degree from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" Medical School, 1981; from 61 European candidates for the ESA 1991 selection one of five Italian candidates (and on the shortlist of 25 candidate applicants), but not selected then; research medical officer at D.A.S.R.S. Department of Aerospace Medicine, Pratica di Mare AFB, Rome; hobbies: Flying, gliding, horseback-riding, skiing, tennis, amateur radio.

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