|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1958|
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Death: ||Oct. 3, 2009|
Fernando Caldeiro was an Argentine-American astronaut with a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Arizona and the University of Central Florida.
Caldeiro was named a NASA astronaut on May 1, 1996, as part of Astronaut Group 16, nicknamed "The Sardines".
Caldeiro was assigned to high altitude research flights in NASA's WB-57 aircraft. In 2002, he was appointed to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.
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