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: Pascale Ehrenfreund
- 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.