(1960-) German physician payload specialist astronaut, 1987-1993.
Doctorate of medicine degree from Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, 1987. As Heike John (maiden name) member of German Team at Olympic Games 1976 (swimming). From July 1996 pilot with Deutsche Lufthansa. Married to astronaut Hans Schlegel (second marriage).
Birth Place: Duesseldorf.
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DLR German agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Deutsche Agentur fuer Raumfahrtangelegenheiten, Cologne, Germany. More...
Becker, Joachim, "Space Facts Web Site", http://www.spacefacts.de/, Web Address when accessed: here.
1987 August 3 -
- DLR Astronaut Training Group 1 selected. - .
Nation: Germany. Related Persons: Walpot. Summary: German astronaut trained for flights to the Mir space station..
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