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Taccino, Roberto Maria (1955-) Italian physician payload specialist astronaut, 1990-1993. Professor. Selected by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) as one of the five Italian astronaut candidates for a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut selection.

Doctor of medicine.

Status: Inactive.
Born: 1955.02.19.

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  • ASI Italian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Agenzia Spaziale Italiano (Italian space agency), Italy. More...

  • Becker, Joachim, "Space Facts Web Site", http://www.spacefacts.de/, Web Address when accessed: here.

Taccino Chronology

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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