Wubbo Johannes Ockels

Wubbo Johannes Ockels (1946 - 2014)

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Wubbo Johannes Ockels
Born in Almelo, Overijssel, Nederlandmap
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Died in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederlandmap
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Categories: Dutch Notables | Astronauts | Space Shuttle Astronauts | NASA Space Flight Medal | Amsterdam Begraafplaats Zorgvlied, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Wubbo Johannes Ockels (28 March 1946 – 18 May 2014) was a Dutch physicist and an astronaut of the European Space Agency (ESA). He was the son of Johan Hendrik Marten Ockels and Anna Maria Elizabeth Ritter

In 1980 he was selected by NASA in Astronauts Group 9. [1]

Ockels flew on Space Shuttle Challenger STS-61-A as PS3 with Henry Hartsfield, Steven R. Nagel, Bonnie J. Dunbar, James Buchli, Guion Bluford, Reinhard Furrer and Ernst Messerschmid.



  1. Wikipedia List of Astronauts, by Year

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