Ulf Merbold

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Birthday
20, 1941
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
20, 1941 (age 78)
Birthplace
Germany

About

The first West German citizen and second German to fly in space.

Before Fame

He earned his PhD in physics from the University of Stuttgart in 1976.

Trivia

He is the first non-U.S. citizen to orbit the Earth in a U.S. spacecraft, and has been to space three times.

Family Life

He married and had two children.

Associated With

He and Ludwig Van Beethoven are from Germany.