Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates




Personal data

Birthdate:  21.01.1957
Birthplace:  Solothurn
Marital status:  
Selection date:  18.04.1991
Position:  LS
Status:  Ret. ??.11.1991

Additional information

First education: apprenticeship as iron-conrete- and underground construction draftsman; second education: final examination at the AKAD Zurich, studies in physics at the ETH Zurich, Ph.D. in physics at the ETH Zurich; currently he works as Senior Scientist und Head of Clean Rooms at the Institute of Mechanical Systems ETH Zurich; one of five candidates from Switzerland in the 1992 ESA selection, but not selected.


Last update on February 28, 2009.