Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates




Personal data

Birthdate:  18.04.1946
Birthplace:  Rickenbach
Marital status:  married
Children:  five
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 22.12.1977

Additional information

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the ETH Zurich, 1971; since 1981 he has his own software engineering firm; one of six candidates from Switzerland in the 1977 ESA selection (only Claude Nicollier was selected).


Last update on January 25, 2010.