Dr. Wubbo Johannes Ockels (28 March 1946 – 18 May 2014) was a Dutch physicist, mathematician and astronaut. He worked for the European Space Agency (ESA). In 1985, he was in a flight on a Space Shuttle (STS-61-A). This made him the first Dutch citizen in space. Ockels was born in Almelo, Netherlands.
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- (in Dutch)Wubbo Ockels overleden, nos.nl, May 18, 2014
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