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He served in the Italian military.
After selection in 1989 as a Payload Specialist by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and NASA, he became a staff member of ASI and was assigned to the NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, for training. In September 1991, he was designated Prime Payload Specialist for the TSS-1 Space Shuttle mission. Malerba flew as the first Italian citizen in space on STS-46 (31 July 1992 to 7 August 1992). He is now involved with the Italian Space Agency (ASI) manned space flight program follow-on activities.
Franco married and had one child.
Currently, Franco Malerba is 76 years, 3 months and 17 days old. Franco Malerba will celebrate 77th birthday on a Tuesday 10th of October 2023. Below we countdown to Franco Malerba upcoming birthday.