Charles Simonyi

"Basically, most good science in space flight has to do with the behavior of the human body in space. That is where we are lacking info, and where info can only be obtained by flying in space."

September 10, 1948
Current Place
Seattle, Washington, United States of America


Charles Simonyi, son of Károly Simonyi, is a Hungarian-born American computer businessman. He was head of Microsoft's application software group, where he oversaw the creation of Microsoft's flagship Office suite of applications. He founded and heads Intentional Software, with the aim of developing and marketing his concept of intentional programming. In April 2007, aboard Soyuz TMA-10, he became the fifth space tourist and the second Hungarian in space.

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