Ockels

Wubbo Johannes

The Netherlands


International order nº: 190

Netherlands astr nº: 1

First Netherlands astronaut

Personal data:

Birthdate:  28 Mars 1946
Birthplace:  Almelo
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  18 May 1978
Selection group:  ESA
Job:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 06 Nov 1985
Date of death:  18 May 2014
Age:  68 y
Reason of death:  

Space flights:

Ord.
num.
Startup
spacecraft
Date and
time of
launch (UT)
Status while
launch
Spacecraft
of landing
Date and
time of
landing (UT)
Duration
1 STS-61A
(Challenger/9)
17h.00m.00s.
30 Oct 1985
PS STS-61A
(Challenger/9)
17h.45m.40s.
06 Nov 1985
7d.00h.45m.40s.
Total duration: 7d.00h.45m.40s.

Additional information


Ref: #16, #21 - update: 12.11.14