Wubbo Ockels

Wubbo Ockels

Status: Deceased
3/28/1946 – 5/18/2014
Nationality: Dutch
Type: Government
Agency: European Space Agency

Dr Wubbo Johannes Ockels (28 March 1946 – 18 May 2014) was a Dutch physicist and an astronaut of the European Space Agency (ESA). In 1985 he participated in a flight on the Space Shuttle Challenger, STS-61-A, making him the first Dutch citizen in space.

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