Claude Nicollier

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Birthday
2, 1944
Birthplace
Vevey, Switzerland
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Vevey, Switzerland

About

As the first astronaut from Switzerland, he flew on four Space Shuttle missions.

Before Fame

He was Captain in the Swiss Air Force and became a test pilot.

Trivia

He is the first European Space Agency astronaut to participate in a spacewalk while on a Space Shuttle mission.

Family Life

He is a widower; his wife Susanna Perez died in 2007.

Associated With

He is an ESA astronaut, like Andre Kuipers.