(1948-) Italian engineer cosmonaut, 1990-1993.
Master's degree in aeronautical engineering from the Aeronautical Academy in Italy. Engineering test pilot at Pratica di Mare Air Base. Candidate from Italy for a Shuttle mission. Resigned from the Air Force as a Major in 1981. Later became director of a company in Rome that manufactures and distributes electronic products.
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1989 May 1 -
- Italian Space Agency Astronaut Training Group selected. - .
Nation: Italy. Related Persons: Ongaro; Santonico; Taccino. Summary: Italian astronauts trained for flights to the Mir space station..
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