Biographies of International Astronauts

Walter

Ulrich Hans

Germany

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Personal data

Birthdate:  09.02.1954
Birthplace:  Iserlohn
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  03.08.1987
Selection group:  DLR-2
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 06.05.1993

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-55  PSP  26.04. - 06.05.1993 9d 23h 40m 
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Total  9d 23h 40m 
           

Additional information

Graduated with a diploma in experimental physics from University of Cologne, 1980; Ph.D. in physics from the University of Cologne, 1985; from 61 European candidates for the ESA 1991 selection one of five German candidates, but not selected then; since 1994 head of "Deutsches Satellitenbildarchiv"; since March 2003 professor for aerospace technology at the University Munich; hobbies: Badminton, basketball, soccer, pop music, classical music, electronics.

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