Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Bender

Ronny

Switzerland

Personal data

Birthdate:  22.06.1956
Birthplace:  Zürich
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  18.04.1991
Position:  SS
Status:  Ret. ??.11.1991

Additional information

One of five candidates from Switzerland in the 1992 ESA selection, but not selected; graduated in machine engineering from the ETH Zürich; since 1989 employed as pilot by Swissair; hobbies: bible research, computer programming, hockey.

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