Klaus von Storch

Klaus von Storch Kruge
Chilean Space Agency Astronaut
NationalityChilean
StatusActive
BornFebruary 20, 1962
Osorno, Chile
Other occupation
Aerospace Engineer
MissionsNone

Klaus Bernhard von Storch Krüger (born February 20, 1962) is a Chilean aerospace engineer and astronaut trainee.

Von Storch was born in Osorno, in southern Chile. In 1992, he was selected by the Chilean Space Agency for the preparation for the flight on the Space Shuttle. In 2001, he was considered as candidate for that flight aboard a Russian spacecraft during a taxi flight to the ISS in 2003 but in September 2002 the medical board at the IMBP was not passed.[1] As of 2016, Von Storch aspires to fly into space in the future.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Astronauta chileno pidió paciencia para concretar sueño de llegar al espacio" (in Spanish). Radio Cooperativa. 20 July 2009. Retrieved 22 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Klaus von Storch, ingeniero aeroespacial: "John Glenn viajó al espacio a los 77 años"" (in Spanish). La Tercera. 10 January 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2018. 
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