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Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas 77058

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NAME: WUBBO J. OCKELS
NASA Payload Specialist

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He was born March 28, 1946, in Almelo, the Netherlands.

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He received a doctor of philosophy in physics and mathematics from the University of Groningen and completed a thesis on experimental work at the Nuclear Physics Accelerator Institute in Groningen.

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Ockels performed experimental investigations at the Nuclear Physics Accelerator Institute in Groningen.

NASA EXPERIENCE:
He was selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as one of three European payload specialists. He flew on the Spacelab Shuttle Mission STS-61-A TO CARRY D-1 -- THE FIRST GERMAN SPACELAB.

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