Informal portrait of Wubbo Ockels

Wubbo J. Ockels is one of four European candidates selected by the European Space Agency, one of whom will finally be chosen to fly as payload (experiment) specialist on the first Spacelab mission in 1980 together with one American payload specialist. The four candidates, chosen from 53 from 12 European countries preselected last September were presented at a press conference in Paris, France, December 22, 1977. Ockels, 31, is a Dutch physicist doing research work and lecturing at Groningen University., Credit Line: NASA, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Wubbo J. Ockels is one of four European candidates selected by the European Space Agency, one of whom will finally be chosen to fly as payload (experiment) specialist on the first Spacelab mission in 1980 together with one American payload specialist. The four candidates, chosen from 53 from 12 European countries preselected last September were presented at a press conference in Paris, France, December 22, 1977. Ockels, 31, is a Dutch physicist doing research work and lecturing at Groningen University.
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Ockels, Wubbo J.
Date Created: 1978
Credit Line: NASA, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Ockels Wubbo B2