Andre Kuipers

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Birthday
5, 1958
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

The first Dutch astronaut to make two trips into space. His first mission was Soyuz TMA-4.

Before Fame

He became a member of the European Astronaut Corps in 1998.

Trivia

He returned from 194 days in space on July 1, 2012.

Family Life

He married Helen Kuipers and the couple had four children together: Robin, Megan, Sterre, and Stijn.

Associated With

He, like Alvin Drew, made more than one trip into space.