Portrait of Ulf Merbold

Ulf Merbold 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 an 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. Merbold, 36, is a German research scientist working at the Max-Planck-Institute for Metallforchung in Stuttgart., Credit Line: NASA, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Ulf Merbold 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 an 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. Merbold, 36, is a German research scientist working at the Max-Planck-Institute for Metallforchung in Stuttgart.
Subject(s): Portraits
Merbold, Ulf
Date Created: April 14, 1978
Credit Line: NASA, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Merbold Ulf A1