Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


William Neville

United Kingdom

Personal data

Birthdate:  22.02.1950
Birthplace:  Penang / MALAYSIA
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  ??.08.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 22.12.1977

Additional information

Master of science in materials science; in 1977 he worked at the University of of Surrey; British finalist for the first selection of European astronauts, but did not reach the final selection; currently job: Physician, Tropical Medicine Specialist, Vancouver, Canada; emigrated to British Columbia 1986; founded the rehabilitation organizaion ROSEcharities (


Last update on April 30, 2018.