Rodolfo Neri Vela

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Birthday
19, 1952
Birthplace
Mexico
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Mexico

About

The first Mexican and second Latin American to go to space. He also worked as a scientist.

Before Fame

He earned a PhD in electromagnetic radiation in 1979.

Trivia

He flew on one Space Shuttle mission aboard the Atlantis.

Family Life

He is of Spanish and Italian ancestry.

Associated With

He is an engineer like Mercedes-Benz namesake Karl Benz.