Biographies of International Astronauts

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Nigel Richard

United Kingdom

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Personal data

Birthdate:  21.07.1949
Birthplace:  York
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  25.02.1984
Selection group:  Skynet
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.01.1986

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Colonel (Group Captain) RAF; Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from the University of Bristol, 1971; pilot of the Royal Air Force; test pilot; was selected in 1984 for the British Skynet program; assigned for STS-61H; since he joined the press team of the Royal Air Force; then stationed at ministry of Defense; currently chief test pilot in Boscombe Down.

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