Biographies of International Astronauts

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Michel Yves

France

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Personal data

Birthdate:  16.06.1951
Birthplace:  Mauvezin (GERS)
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  09.09.1985
Selection group:  CNES-2
Position:  PSP / Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 30.08.1998

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Additional information

Doktorate of veterinary medicine from "l'Ecole Veterinaire de Maison-Alfort", 1975; one of a group of six selected CNES astronauts to be trained for flights on the Space Shuttle and the USSR Salyut Space Station; one of eight candidates for the STS-90/Neurolab mission as a Payload Specialist, but not selected; hobbies: mountaineering; currently working for CNES in Paris (coordination of spaceflight activities).

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