OCKELS, Wubbo

(1946– )
   Physicist and astronaut. As the first Dutch astronaut, Ockels made a space flight on the space shuttle Challengerin 1985. Since then, he has worked at the European Space Research and Technology Center in Noordwijk, Noord-Holland, and as part-time professor of the Delft University for Technology. The International Astronomical Union named a planetoid between Mars and Jupiter after him.

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