Professor Of Sustainability
Physicist Wubbo Ockels was selected in 1978
together with Ulf Merbold and Claude Nicollier
to train for the Spacelab missions.
He started training in May 1980
at the Johnson Space Center in Houston,
he was selected as a reserve crew member
for the Spacelab 1 mission in August 1981.
During this mission in 1983,
he was closely involved
in communications between the ground control center
and the crew aboard the Shuttle.
After his own space flight in 1985,
Wubbo Ockels worked
at ESA's test center ESTEC in Noordwijk.
He supported and developed
manned space flight activities.
He later became head of ESA's education department.
In 2003, the astronaut became
Professor of Sustainable Technology at TU Delft
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