Franz Viehböck

Franz Viehböck

Status: Retired
8/24/1960 –
Nationality: Austrian
Type: Government
Agency: Austrian Space Agency

Franz Artur Viehböck (born August 24, 1960 in Vienna) is an Austrian electrical engineer, and was Austria’s first cosmonaut. He was titulated „Austronaut“ by his country’s media. He visited the Mir space station in 1991 aboard Soyuz TM-13, returning aboard Soyuz TM-12 after spending just over a week in space.

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