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Full Name Umberto Guidoni
Date of Birth August 18, 1954
Age 69 years, 7 months, 7 days
Birthplace Italy
Country Italy
Horoscope Leo

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Umberto Guidoni Biography

Umberto Guidoni is one of the most popular and richest Astronaut who was born on August 18, 1954 in Italy, Italy. The first European on board the International Space Station.

He flew on STS-100 with Chris Hadfield.

Guidoni earned a doctorate in astrophysics from the University of Rome La Sapienza in 1978 and worked in the Italian Space Agency (ASI) as well as in the European Space Agency (ESA). One of his research projects was the Tethered Satellite System, which was part of the payload of the STS-46 mission. Guidoni trained as an alternate payload specialist for that mission and made his first spaceflight aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia STS-75 in 1996, which included the second flight of the TSS system (TSS-1R).

For his first orbital flight (STS-75) in 1996, Guidoni also received the NASA Space Flight Medal

He married and had one child.

NameUmberto Guidoni
First NameUmberto
Last NameGuidoni
OccupationAstronaut
BirthdayAugust 18
Birth Year1954
Place of BirthItaly
Home Town
Birth CountryItaly
Birth SignLeo
Full/Birth Name
ParentsPietro Guidoni, Giuseppina Cocco-Guidoni
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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A second Space Flight Medal was awarded after his second space flight of 2001 (STS-100).

Umberto Guidoni Net Worth

Umberto Guidoni is one of the richest Astronaut from Italy. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Umberto Guidoni's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He worked in the Italian Space Agency and the European Space Agency.

He flew on two Space Shuttle missions before becoming a politician.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeAstronaut
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

On 11 May 2001, he was appointed Grande Ufficiale dell’Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana by Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of Italy.

In September 2001, Guidoni was assigned to ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) as crew support for the payloads to be developed for the Columbus Laboratory. Columbus and its payloads are the European contribution to the scientific research performed on board the International Space Station. He retired from active astronaut status in June 2004.

Umberto Guidoni's Height & Physical Stats

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On 15 April 1996, Guidoni was nominated Commendatore dell’Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana by Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, President of Italy.

For his achievements in space, Guidoni received the NASA Exceptional Service Medal in 2002.

Who is Umberto Guidoni Dating?

According to our records, Umberto Guidoni is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Umberto Guidoni’s is not dating anyone.

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In 2001, Guidoni participated in the Space Shuttle’s STS-100 mission, being the first European on board International Space Station (ISS).

Interesting Facts about Umberto Guidoni

  1. Umberto Guidoni is an Italian politician and former astronaut.
  2. He was the first European to visit the International Space Station.
  3. Guidoni served as a member of the European Parliament from 2004-2009.
  4. He was also a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies from 2013-2018.
  5. Guidoni is a member of Italy’s left-wing political party, Sinistra Ecologia Libertà (SEL).
  6. He has advocated for environmental protection and sustainable development policies.
  7. Guidoni has authored several books on space exploration and politics.
  8. He holds degrees in physics and astrophysics from the University of Rome La Sapienza.
  9. Guidoni has received numerous awards for his contributions to science and society.
  10. He continues to be active in promoting scientific research and education in Italy.

Facts & Trivia

Umberto Ranked on the list of most popular Astronaut. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Italy. Umberto Guidoni celebrates birthday on August 18 of every year.

In June 2004 Guidoni was elected to the European Parliament, in the Group of the European United Left (GUE/NGL). He was a member of the Committee on Budgetary Control and the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), and substitute of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI), and the Temporary Committee on Climate Change. He has been rapporteur for the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) for Research and Innovation. He also proposed the amendment 16 to protect the freedom of the press from the strict application of the EU directive (IPRED2) on criminal measures aimed at ensuring the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Key Events

  1. Umberto Guidoni (born 18 August 1954 in Rome) is an Italian astrophysicist, science writer and a former ESA astronaut, being the first European to visit the International Space Station..

  2. Guidoni earned a doctorate in astrophysics from the University of Rome La Sapienza in 1978 and worked in the Italian Space Agency (ASI) as well as in the European Space Agency (ESA)..

  3. On 15 April 1996, Guidoni was nominated Commendatore dell'Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana by Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, President of Italy. .

  4. For his first orbital flight (STS-75) in 1996, Guidoni also received the NASA Space Flight Medal .

  5. Manca on 1996. .

  6. Guidoni trained as an alternate payload specialist for that mission and made his first spaceflight aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia STS-75 in 1996, which included the second flight of the TSS system (TSS-1R). .

  7. In September 2001, Guidoni was assigned to ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) as crew support for the payloads to be developed for the Columbus Laboratory..

  8. In 2001, Guidoni participated in the Space Shuttle's STS-100 mission, being the first European on board International Space Station (ISS)..

  9. On 11 May 2001, he was appointed Grande Ufficiale dell'Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana by Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of Italy. .

  10. A second Space Flight Medal was awarded after his second space flight of 2001 (STS-100). .

  11. For his achievements in space, Guidoni received the NASA Exceptional Service Medal in 2002. .

  12. He retired from active astronaut status in June 2004. .

  13. In June 2004 Guidoni was elected to the European Parliament, in the Group of the European United Left (GUE/NGL)..

  14. Guidoni joined the Party of Italian Communists (PdCI) around 2004..

  15. He was also a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2004 to 2009, with the Group of the European United Left (GUE/NGL). .

  16. In 2007 was the speaker of the radio program entitled “From the Sputnik to the Shuttle” (the series "At 8 in the evening" by Radio Rai 2), in which he retraced the main steps of the Space Era..

  17. Guidoni left PdCI in 2009..

  18. In 2009, he presented another cycle of the same series where he narrated the epic history of the Apollo lunar missions..

  19. Starting from this program, in 2011, was published the book “From the Earth to the Moon”..

  20. He has written articles and books including books for children such as "Martino on Mars", "Astrolibro" and the most recent published in 2019: "Voglio la LUNA" and "Guida per Giovani Astronauti". .