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Bjarni Valdimar Tryggvason was an Icelandic-born Canadian engineer and a NRC/CSA astronaut. He served as a Payload Specialist on Space Shuttle mission STS-85 in 1997, a 12-day mission to study changes in the Earth's atmosphere.

Bjarni Tryggvason
Born
Bjarni Valdimar Tryggvason

(1945-09-21)September 21, 1945
DiedApril 5, 2022(2022-04-05) (aged 76)
NationalityIcelandic, Canadian
Alma materUniversity of British Columbia, B.ASc 1972
University of Western Ontario
OccupationEngineer
Space career
NRC/CSA Astronaut
Time in space
11d 20h 28m
Selection1983 NRC Group, NASA Astronaut Group 17
MissionsSTS-85
Mission insignia
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Bjarni Tryggvason's About

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Bjarni Tryggvason is a former Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut who served as a Payload Specialist on Space Shuttle mission STS-85, a mission to study changes in the Earth's atmosphere. He has over 4,000 hours of flight experience and has been a part of several major space missions undertaken by the CSA and the National Research Council (NRC). He is one of Canada's original six astronauts and was trained as a backup payload specialist for the CANEX-2 set of experiments. He also served as the project engineer for the Space Vision System Target Spacecraft on Mission STS-52. Born in Iceland, he grew up in Vancouver and began his career as a meteorologist with the cloud physics group at the Atmospheric Environment Service in Toronto. His association with the NRC began when he joined the Low Speed Aerodynamics Laboratory in Ottawa. While researching on the sinking of the Ocean Ranger oil rig, he designed and led the aerodynamics tests as a part of the NRC team investigating this case. Following this he was selected as one of the six Canadian astronauts. Before embarking on a career as an astronaut he used to teach graduate courses on structural dynamics and random vibrations as a part-time lecturer. Now retired, he has returned to teaching.

Bjarni Tryggvason Family life

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He had two children.

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Bjarni Tryggvason Before Fame

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He earned degrees in engineering and worked as a meteorologist.

Bjarni Tryggvason Trivia

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He was an astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency, and although he was born in Iceland, he considers his home country to be Canada.

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He spent time in space, like legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong.

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Facts About Bjarni Tryggvason

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● Bjarni Tryggvason was born on September 21, 1945 (age 76) in Reykjavik, Iceland
● He is a celebrity astronaut



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