Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates from Switzerland


Surname Given names Date of Birth Place of Birth Selection Position Status Marital status Children Date of Death Place of Death
Beer Simon 18.11.1961 Basel 18.04.1991 LS Ret. ??.11.1991 married      
Bender Ronny 22.06.1956 Zurich 18.04.1991 SS Ret. ??.11.1991 married      
Berthet Stéphane 29.07.1960 Geneve 18.04.1991 LS Ret. ??.11.1991 married      
Blunier Stefan 21.01.1957 Solothurn 18.04.1991 LS Ret. ??.11.1991        
Itten Klaus Imanuel 02.02.1944 Zurich ??.??.1977 PSP Ret. 22.12.1977 married two    
Matti Peter 18.04.1946 Rickenbach ??.??.1977 PSP Ret. 22.12.1977 married five    
Meiner Rudolf Charles "Rudy" 05.06.1935 St. Gall ??.??.1977 PSP Ret. 22.12.1977 married two    
Richner Hans 17.03.1944 Rupperswil ??.??.1977 PSP Ret. 22.12.1977 married three    
Walker Hans-Peter 17.09.1942 Biel ??.??.1977 PSP Ret. 22.12.1977 married two    
Wüest Martin 10.03.1961 Burgdorf 18.04.1991 LS Ret. ??.09.1998 single      

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