Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

van der Linde

Kees Daan

The Netherlands

Personal data

Birthdate:  29.01.1939
Birthplace:  Batavia (Djakarta)
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  30.08.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 22.12.1977
Day of death:  23.03.2007
Place of death:  Heemstede

Additional information

Profession: chemist and sales engineer; place of residence in 1977: Berkel en Rodenrijs; hobbies: sports (row); one of five candidates from the Netherlands in the 1977 ESA selection (only Wubbo Ockels was selected as an astronaut).


Last update on August 08, 2021.