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Ulrich Walter

Ulrich Walter

Status: Retired
2/9/1954 –
Nationality: German
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/26/1993
Last Flight: 4/26/1993

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hans Walter (born February 9, 1954) is a German physicist/engineer and a former DFVLR astronaut.
In 1993, he flew on board the Space Shuttle Columbia on mission STS-55 (Spacelab D-2) as a Payload Specialist. He spent 9 days, 23 hours, and 40 minutes in space.

German Aerospace Center - DLR

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: DLR
  • Administration: Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla
  • Founded: 1969
  • Spacecraft: Mars Express | Rosetta | Dawn
  • Country: DEU

The German Aerospace Center is Germany’s Center for aerospace, energy, and transportation research. Their main work is as a contributor to the ESA. They have done work both in tandem with the US on Space Shuttle and the ISS, and also with other European Nations on missions like Space Lab and Mars Express.

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