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Claude Nicollier, ESA astronaut. Portrait of the Swiss astronaut Captain Claude Nicollier (born 1945). In 1978 Nicollier was selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as an astronaut candidate, and in 1980 was selected for training by NASA. His first space flight was on Shuttle Mission STS-46 of 31st July to 8th August 1992. He also took part in two servicing missions to the Hubble Space Telescope (STS-61 and STS-103).
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