Astronauts

Meet the exceptional people that have ventured into space.


Aidyn Aimbetov
Kazakh

Aimbetov was selected to the first Kazakh cosmonaut class in 2002, along with Mukhtar Aimakhanov, out of a pool of 2,000 candidates. From 2003 to 2...

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Akihiko Hoshide
Japanese

Akihiko Hoshide is a Japanese engineer and JAXA astronaut. On August 30, 2012, Hoshide became the third Japanese astronaut to walk in space. His sp...

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Aleksandr Kaleri
Russian

Aleksandr Yuriyevich "Sasha" Kaleri (Russian: Александр Юрьевич Калери; born Jūrmala, Latvian SSR, USSR, 13 May 1956) is a Russian cosmonaut and ve...

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Aleksandr Skvortsov
Russian

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov (Russian: Aлександр Aлександрович Скворцов; born May 6, 1966) is a Russian cosmonaut. He has had two spaceflight...

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Aleksey Ovchinin
Russian

Aleksey Nikolayevich Ovchinin born 28 September 1971 in Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russian SFSR is a Russian Air Force Major and cosmonaut, who was...

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Alexander Gerst
German

Alexander Gerst is a German European Space Agency astronaut and geophysicist, who was selected in 2009 to take part in space training. He was part...

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Alexander Misurkin
Russian

Alexander Alexanderovich Misurkin (Russian: Aлександр Aлександрович Мисуркин) born on September 23, 1977, a major in the Russian Air Force, is a Ru...

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Alvin Drew
American

Colonel Benjamin Alvin Drew is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He has been on two spaceflights; the first was the Space Shu...

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Anatoli Ivanishin
Russian

Anatoli Alekseyevich Ivanishin (Russian: Анатолий Алексеевич Иванишин; born 15 January 1969 in Irkutsk) is a Russian cosmonaut. His first visit to ...

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Andreas Mogensen
Danish

Andreas Enevold Mogensen (born November 2, 1976) is a Danish engineer and astronaut. He was the first Dane to fly in space as part of the iriss pro...

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Andrei Borisenko
Russian

Andrei Ivanovich Borisenko (Андрей Иванович Борисенко - born April 17, 1964 in Leningrad, Russia) is a Russian cosmonaut. He was selected as a cosm...

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Andrew J. Feustel
American

Andrew Jay "Drew" Feustel is a geophysicist and a NASA astronaut. Following several years working as a geophysicist, Feustel was selected as an ast...

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Andrew R. Morgan
American

Andrew Richard "Drew" Morgan is a NASA astronaut from the class of 2013.

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Anne McClain
American

Anne Charlotte McClain is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army currently assigned to NASA Astronaut Group 21.

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Anton Shkaplerov
Russian

Anton Nikolaevich Shkaplerov (Russian: Антон Николаевич Шкаплеров) (born February 20, 1972 in Sevastopol, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian cosmonaut. He...

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Barry E. Wilmore
American

Barry Eugene "Butch" Wilmore is a NASA astronaut and United States Navy test pilot. He has had two spaceflights, the first of which was an 11-day S...

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Chen Dong
Chinese

Chen Dong (simplified Chinese: 陈冬; traditional Chinese: 陳冬; pinyin: Chén Dōng; born 12 December 1978) is a Chinese pilot and astronaut selected as ...

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Christer Fuglesang
Swedish

Arne Christer Fuglesang (born March 18, 1957 in Stockholm) is a Swedish physicist and an ESA astronaut. He was first launched aboard the STS-116 Sp...

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Christina Koch
American

Christina Hammock Koch (born January 29, 1979) is a NASA astronaut of the class of 2013.

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Christopher Cassidy
American

Christopher John "Chris" Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and United States Navy SEAL. Chris Cassidy achieved the rank of Captain in the U.S. Navy. He w...

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Christopher Ferguson
American

Christopher J. Ferguson is a Boeing commercial astronaut and a retired United States Navy Captain and NASA astronaut. He was the pilot of Space Shu...

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David Saint-Jacques
Canadian

David Saint-Jacques is a Canadian astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). He was also an engineer, an astrophysicist, and a physician prio...

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Dmitri Kondratyev
Russian

Dmitri Yur'yevich Kondrat'yev Russian: Дмитрий Юрьевич Кондратьев (born 25 May 1969 in Irkutsk, Russia) is a retired Russian cosmonaut. He served a...

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Donald Pettit
American

Donald Roy Pettit is an American chemical engineer and a NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of two long-duration stays aboard the International Space ...

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Douglas G. Hurley
American

Douglas Gerald Hurley is an engineer and NASA astronaut. He piloted Space Shuttle mission STS-127, which launched July 15, 2009. He was assigned an...

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Douglas H. Wheelock
American

Douglas Harry "Wheels" Wheelock is an American engineer and astronaut. He has flown in space twice, logging 178 days on the Space Shuttle, Internat...

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Eric Boe
American

Eric Allen Boe is a United States Air Force fighter pilot Colonel, test pilot, a Civil Air Patrol member, and a NASA astronaut. He flew as the pil...

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Fei Junlong
Chinese

Major general Fei Junlong (simplified Chinese: 费俊龙; traditional Chinese: 費俊龍; pinyin: Fèi Jùnlóng; born 1965) is a Chinese military pilot and an as...

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Fyodor Yurchikhin
Russian

Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin (Russian: Фёдор Николаевич Юрчихин, Greek: Θεόδωρος Γιουρτσίχιν του Νικόλαου; born 3 January 1959), is a Russian cos...

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Gregory Chamitoff
American

Gregory Errol Chamitoff is an engineer and NASA astronaut. He was assigned to Expedition 17 and flew to the International Space Station on STS-124,...

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Gregory H. Johnson
American

Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a retired colonel in the United States Air Force. Johnson is a veteran of two space flights, S...

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Gregory R. Wiseman
American

Gregory Reid Wiseman is an American astronaut, engineer, and naval aviator. Wiseman was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA Astronaut Gro...

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James M. Kelly
American

James McNeal "Vegas" Kelly is a NASA Astronaut and a retired Colonel of the United States Air Force. He twice served as pilot on Space Shuttle miss...

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Jeanette J. Epps
American

Jeanette Jo Epps is an American aerospace engineer and NASA astronaut.

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Jean-François Clervoy
French

Jean-François André Clervoy (born 19 November 1958) is a French engineer and a CNES and ESA astronaut. He is a veteran of three NASA Space Shuttle ...

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Jeffrey Williams
American

Jeffrey Nels Williams is a retired United States Army officer and a NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of four space flights and formerly held the Ame...

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Jeremy Hansen
Canadian

Jeremy Roger Hansen is a Canadian astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). He was selected to join the CSA in the 2009 CSA selection.

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Jessica Meir
American

Jessica Ulrika Meir is Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, following postdoctoral ...

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Jing Haipeng
Chinese

Jing Haipeng (simplified Chinese: 景海鹏; traditional Chinese: 景海鵬; pinyin: Jǐng Hǎipéng; born October 24, 1966) is a Chinese pilot and astronaut sele...

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John L. Phillips
American

John Lynch Phillips is a NASA astronaut. Phillips is also a Naval Aviator and retired captain, United States Navy Reserve. Phillips has received nu...

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Joseph M. Acaba
American

Joseph Michael "Joe" Acaba is an American educator, hydrogeologist, and NASA astronaut. In May 2004 he became the first person of Puerto Rican heri...

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Josh A. Cassada
American

Josh Aaron Cassada is an American physicist, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Prior to his selection to join NASA in 2013, Cassada served as a test ...

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Kathleen Rubins
American

Kathleen Hallisey "Kate" Rubins is a NASA astronaut. She became the 60th woman to fly in space when she launched on a Soyuz spacecraft to the Inter...

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Kimiya Yui
Japanese

Kimiya Yui is a Japanese astronaut from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). He was selected for the agency in 2009.

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Kjell N. Lindgren
American

Kjell Norwood Lindgren is a current NASA astronaut. Lindgren was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA Astronaut Group 20. He launched to t...

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K. Megan McArthur
American

Katherine Megan McArthur is an American oceanographer and a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut. She has served as a Cap...

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Koichi Wakata
Japanese

Koichi Wakata (若田 光一 Wakata Kōichi, born 1 August 1963) is a Japanese engineer and a JAXA astronaut. Wakata is a veteran of four NASA Space Shuttle...

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Lee Morin
American

Lee Miller Emile Morin is a United States Navy Captain and NASA astronaut. He flew on STS-110 in 2002.

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Léopold Eyharts
French

Léopold Eyharts (born April 28, 1957) is a French Brigadier General in the French Air Force, an engineer and ESA astronaut.

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Little Earth
Earthling

"Little Earth" is the nickname of a Celestial Buddies plushtoy brought to the International Space Station aboard the first SpaceX Crew Dragon on it...

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Liu Boming
Chinese

Liu Boming (simplified Chinese: 刘伯明; traditional Chinese: 劉伯明; pinyin: Líu Bómíng; born September 1966) is a Chinese pilot selected as part of the ...

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Liu Wang
Chinese

Liu Wang (simplified Chinese: 刘旺; traditional Chinese: 劉旺, born in 1969) is a Chinese pilot selected as part of the Shenzhou program. He was born i...

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Liu Yang
Chinese

Liu Yang (born October 6, 1978) is a Chinese pilot and astronaut who served as a crew member on the space mission Shenzhou 9. On June 16, 2012, Liu...

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Luca Parmitano
Italian

Luca Parmitano (born 27 September 1976 in Paternò, Sicily) is an Italian engineer and astronaut in the European Astronaut Corps for the European Sp...

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Marcos Pontes
Brazilian

Marcos Cesar Pontes (born March 11, 1963) is a Brazilian Air Force pilot, engineer, AEB astronaut and author. He became the first South American an...

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Mark T. Vande Hei
American

Mark Thomas Vande Hei is a NASA astronaut who served as a flight Engineer for Expedition 53 and 54 on the International Space Station.

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Michael Barratt
American

Michael Reed Barratt is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. Specializing in aerospace medicine, he served as a flight surgeon for NASA befo...

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Michael Fincke
American

Edward Michael "Mike"/"Spanky" Fincke is an American astronaut who formerly held the American record for the most time in space (381.6 days). His r...

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Michael Hopkins
American

Michael Scott Hopkins is a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and a current NASA astronaut. Hopkins was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA A...

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Michael L. Gernhardt
American

Michael Landon Gernhardt is a NASA astronaut and manager of Environmental Physiology Laboratory and principal investigator of the Prebreathe Reduct...

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Michael S. Hopkins
American

Michael Scott Hopkins (born December 28, 1968) is a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and a current NASA astronaut. Hopkins was selected in June 2009 ...

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Michael T. Good
American

Michael Timothy "Bueno" Good is a NASA astronaut and retired commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, holding the rank of Colonel. Mike...

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Nick Hague
American

Tyler Nicklaus Hague is an American Flight Test Engineer and a NASA astronaut of the class of 2013. Selected to be a flight engineer of Expedition...

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Nicole Aunapu Mann
American

Nicole Victoria Aunapu Mann is an American test pilot and NASA astronaut. She is an F/A-18 Hornet pilot, and a graduate of the US Naval Academy, St...

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Nie Haisheng
Chinese

Nie Haisheng is a Chinese military pilot and CNSA astronaut. In 1998, he was selected for the Chinese spaceflight program and was one of three c...

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Norishige Kanai
Japanese

Norishige Kanai, M.D. is a Japanese doctor and JAXA astronaut. He is a lieutenant and Diving Medical Officer in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense ...

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Oleg Artemyev
Russian

Oleg Germanovich Artemyev (Russian: Олег Германович Артемьев) is a Russian Cosmonaut for the Russian Federal Space Agency. He was selected as part ...

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Oleg Kononenko
Russian

Oleg Dmitriyevich Kononenko (Russian: Олег Дмитриевич Кононенко) is a Russian cosmonaut. He has flown to the International Space Station three time...

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Oleg Novitskiy
Russian

Oleg Viktorovich Novitskiy, lieutenant colonel in the Russian Air Force, is a Russian cosmonaut. Novitskiy was selected as a cosmonaut in 2006.B...

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Oleg Skripochka
Russian

Oleg Ivanovich Skripochka (Russian: Оле́г Ива́нович Скри́почка; born 24 December 1969 in Nevinnomyssk, Stavropol Krai, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is ...

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Paolo Nespoli
Italian

Paolo Angelo Nespoli (Milan, 6 April 1957) is an Italian astronaut and engineer of the European Space Agency (ESA). In 2007, he first traveled into...

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Patrick G. Forrester
American

Patrick Graham Forrester is a retired United States Army officer and a NASA astronaut. At the time of his retirement from the U.S. Army, Forrester ...

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Pavel Vinogradov
Russian

Pavel Vladimirovich Vinogradov (Russian: Павел Владимирович Виноградов; born August 31, 1953 in Magadan, USSR) is a cosmonaut and former commander ...

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Randolph Bresnik
American

Randolph James "Komrade" Bresnik is an officer in the United States Marine Corps and a NASA astronaut. A Marine Aviator by trade, Bresnik was selec...

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Richard R. Arnold
American

Richard Robert "Ricky" Arnold II is an American educator and a NASA astronaut. He flew on Space Shuttle mission STS-119, which launched March 15, 2...

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Ripley
Earthling

Ripley is an Anthropomorphic Test Device (ATD), named as a homage to Sigourney Weaver's character in the Alien movies franchise, launched aboard th...

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Robert L. Behnken
American

Robert Louis "Bob" Behnken is a United States Air Force officer, NASA astronaut and former Chief of the Astronaut Office. Behnken holds a Ph.D in M...

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Roberto Vittori
Italian

Roberto Vittori (born 15 October 1964 in Viterbo) is an Italian air force officer and an ESA astronaut. After graduating from the Italian Accademia...

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Robert S. Kimbrough
American

Robert Shane Kimbrough is a retired United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. He was part of the first group of candidates selected for NAS...

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Samantha Cristoforetti
Italian

Samantha Cristoforetti born 26 April 1977 in Milan) is an Italian European Space Agency astronaut, Italian Air Force pilot and engineer. She holds ...

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Satoshi Furukawa
Japanese

Satoshi Furukawa (古川 聡 Furukawa Satoshi, born April 4, 1964) is a Japanese surgeon and JAXA astronaut. Furukawa was assigned to the International S...

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Scott D. Tingle
American

Scott David Tingle is a NASA astronaut. He was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA Astronaut Group 20, qualifying in 2011. Serving as a f...

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Serena Auñón-Chancellor
American

Serena Maria Auñón-Chancellor is an American physician, engineer, and NASA astronaut. She has been in space since June 6, 2018, serving as a flight...

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Sergey Prokopyev
Russian

Sergei Valeriyevich Prokopyev, born 19 February 1975 is a Russian cosmonaut. He is the commander of Soyuz MS-09, and flight engineer of Expedition ...

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Sergey Ryzhikov
Russian

Sergey Nikolayevich Ryzhiko born on August 19, 1974, lieutenant colonel of Russian Air Force, is a Russian cosmonaut, selected in 2006. Ryzhikov la...

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Shannon Walker
American

Shannon Walker is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut, whose first space mission was Expedition 24 on the International Space Station with t...

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Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor
Malaysian

Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie bin Sheikh Mustapha (born 27 July 1972) is a Malaysian orthopaedic surgeon and the first Malaysian astronaut. He ...

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Soichi Noguchi
Japanese

Soichi Noguchi (野口 聡一 Noguchi Sōichi, born 15 April 1965 in Yokohama, Japan) is a Japanese aeronautical engineer and JAXA astronaut. His first spac...

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Stanley G. Love
American

Stanley Glen Love, Ph.D. is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut from Oregon.

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Starman
Earthling

"Starman" is a mannequin dressed in a spacesuit occupying the driver's seat of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster, launched to an heliocentric orbit on Fal...

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Stephen Bowen
American

Stephen Gerard Bowen is a United States Navy submariner and a NASA astronaut; he was the second submariner to travel into space. Bowen has been on ...

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Sunita Williams
American

Sunita Pandya Lyn Williams is an American astronaut and United States Navy officer of Indo-Slovenian descent. She formerly held the records for tot...

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Takuya Onishi
Japanese

Takuya Onishi (大西 卓哉 Ōnishi Takuya, born 1975) is a Japanese astronaut selected for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2009.[1] He sp...

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Terrence W. Wilcutt
American

Terrence Wade Wilcutt is a United States Marine Corps officer and a NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions. Wilcutt is curr...

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Thomas Marshburn
American

Thomas Henry "Tom" Marshburn is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. He served as a Mission Specialist on STS-127. Marshburn was a member of...

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Thomas Pesquet
French

Thomas Gautier Pesquet (born 27 February 1978) is a French aerospace engineer, pilot, and European Space Agency astronaut.

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Tim Peake
British

Major Timothy Nigel Peake CMG is a British Army Air Corps officer, European Space Agency astronaut and a former International Space Station (ISS) c...

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Tracy Caldwell Dyson
American

Tracy Caldwell Dyson is an American chemist and NASA astronaut. Caldwell Dyson was a Mission Specialist on Space Shuttle Endeavour flight STS-118 i...

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Victor J. Glover
American

Victor Jerome Glover is a NASA astronaut of the class of 2013. Glover is a Commander in the U.S. Navy who hails from Pomona, California and Pros...

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Wang Yaping
Chinese

Colonel Wang Yaping is a Chinese military pilot and astronaut. Wang was the second female astronaut to be named by the CNSA, and the second Chinese...

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Yang Liwei
Chinese

Yang Liwei is a major general, military pilot, and China National Space Administration astronaut. In October 2003, he became the first person sent ...

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Yvonne Cagle
American

Yvonne Darlene Cagle is an American astronaut.

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Zhai Zhigang
Chinese

Zhai Zhigang (born October 10, 1966) is a major general in the People's Liberation Army Air Force and a CNSA astronaut. During the Shenzhou 7 missi...

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Zhang Xiaoguang
Chinese

Zhang Xiaoguang is a Chinese pilot selected as part of the Shenzhou program. He was born in May 1966 in Jinzhou, to a family of Manchu ethnicity...

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Francisco Rubio
American

Francisco Carlos Rubio is a US Army helicopter pilot, flight surgeon, and NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017.

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Jasmin Moghbeli
American

Jasmin Moghbeli is an Iranian-American Marine Corps test pilot and NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017. She is a graduate of the Massachu...

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Jessica Watkins
American

Jessica Andrea Watkins is an American geologist, former international rugby player, and a NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017.

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Jonny Kim
American

Jonathan Yong Kim is an American physician, Navy SEAL, and NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017. He is a recipient of the Silver Star and ...

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Kayla Barron
American

Kayla Jane Barron is an American submarine warfare officer and NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017.

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Loral O'Hara
American

Loral O'Hara is an American engineer and NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017.

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Matthew Dominick
American

Matthew Stuart Dominick is a US Navy test pilot and a NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017. He has more than 1,600 hours of flight time in...

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Raja Chari
American

Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari is an American test pilot and NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academ...

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Robert Hines
American

Robert "Bob" Thomas Hines, Jr. is an American fighter pilot and NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017.

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Warren Hoburg
American

Warren Woodrow "Woody" Hoburg is an American engineer and NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017.

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Zena Cardman
American

Zena Maria Cardman is an American marine biologist and a NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017.

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Charles Bassett
American

Charles Arthur "Charlie" Bassett II, Major, USAF was an American electrical engineer and United States Air Force test pilot. He was selected as a N...

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Christa McAuliffe
American

Sharon Christa McAuliffe (born Sharon Christa Corrigan; September 2, 1948 – January 28, 1986) was an American teacher and astronaut from Concord, N...

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Clifton Williams
American

Clifton Curtis "C.C." Williams Jr. was an American naval aviator, test pilot, mechanical engineer, major in the United States Marine Corps, and NAS...

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David M. Brown
American

David McDowell Brown was a United States Navy captain and a NASA astronaut. He died on his first spaceflight, when the Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-...

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Dick Scobee
American

Francis Richard Scobee was an American pilot and astronaut. He was killed commanding the Space Shuttle Challenger, which suffered catastrophic boos...

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Ed White
American

Edward Higgins White II was an American aeronautical engineer, U.S. Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. On June 3, 1965, he became t...

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Elliot See
American

Elliot McKay See Jr. was an American engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. He was selected for NASA's second group of astronauts...

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Ellison Onizuka
American

Ellison Shoji Onizuka (鬼塚 承次 Onizuka Shōji) was an American astronaut from Kealakekua, Hawaii, who successfully flew into space with the Space Shut...

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Georgy Dobrovolsky
Russian

Georgiy Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky (Russian: Гео́ргий Тимофе́евич Доброво́льский; June 1, 1928 – June 30, 1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut who served on the...

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Gregory Jarvis
American

Gregory Bruce Jarvis (August 24, 1944 – January 28, 1986) was an American engineer who died during the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger ...

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Gus Grissom
American

Lieutenant Colonel Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom was one of the seven original National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Project Mercury astronau...

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Ilan Ramon
Israeli

Ilan Ramon (born June 20, 1954 – February 1, 2003) was an Israeli fighter pilot and later the first Israeli astronaut for NASA. Ramon was the sp...

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Judith Resnik
American

Judith Arlene Resnik was an American electrical engineer, software engineer, biomedical engineer, pilot and NASA astronaut, who died when the Space...

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Kalpana Chawla
American

Kalpana Chawla was an American astronaut and the first female of Indian origin to go to space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as ...

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Laurel Clark
American

Laurel Blair Salton Clark was an American medical doctor, United States Navy Captain, NASA astronaut and Space Shuttle mission specialist. Clark di...

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Michael J. Smith
American

Michael John Smith was an American astronaut—pilot of the Space Shuttle Challenger when it was destroyed during the STS-51-L mission. All seven cre...

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Michael P. Anderson
American

Michael Phillip Anderson was a United States Air Force officer and NASA astronaut. Anderson and his six fellow crew members were killed in the Spac...

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Rick Husband
American

Rick Douglas Husband (July 12, 1957 – February 1, 2003) (Colonel, USAF) was an American astronaut and fighter pilot. He traveled into space twice: ...

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Ronald McNair
American

Ronald Erwin McNair was an American physicist and NASA astronaut. He died during the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51-L, in...

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Theodore Freeman
American

Theodore Cordy "Ted" Freeman was an American aeronautical engineer, U.S. Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Selected in the third g...

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Valentin Bondarenko
Russian

Valentin Vasiliyevich Bondarenko (Ukrainian: Валентин Васильович Бондаренко, Russian: Валентин Васильевич Бондаренко; 16 February 1937 – 23 March 1...

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Viktor Patsayev
Russian

Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev (Russian: Ви́ктор Ива́нович Паца́ев; 19 June 1933 – 30 June 1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 11 mission an...

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Vladimir Komarov
Russian

Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov (Russian: Влади́мир Миха́йлович Комаро́в, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr mʲɪˈxaɪləvʲɪtɕ kəmɐˈrof]; 16 March 1927 – 24 April 1967) was...

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Vladislav Volkov
Russian

Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov (Russian: Владисла́в Никола́евич Во́лков; November 23, 1935 – June 30, 1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyu...

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William C. McCool
American

William Cameron "Willie" McCool was an American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut, who was the pilot...

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Abdul Ahad Mohmand
Afghan

Abdul Ahad Mohmand (Pashto: عبدالاحد مومند‎; born January 1, 1959) is a former Afghan Air Force aviator who became the first Afghan citizen and fou...

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Albert Sacco
American

Albert Sacco Jr. (born May 3, 1949) is an American chemical engineer who flew as a Payload Specialist on the Space Shuttle Columbia on shuttle miss...

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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov
Russian

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Во́лков, born 27 May 1948) is a retired Russian cosmonaut. He is a veteran of 3 sp...

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Aleksandr Ivanchenkov
Russian

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Иванче́нков; born 28 September 1940 ) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew as Flig...

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Aleksandr Laveykin
Russian

Aleksandr Ivanovich Laveykin (Russian: Александр Иванович Лавейкин; born April 21, 1951) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut. Born in Moscow, Laveykin...

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Aleksandr Lazutkin
Russian

Aleksandr Ivanovich Lazutkin (Russian: Александр Иванович Лазуткин; born October 30, 1957) is a Russian cosmonaut.

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Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin
Russian

Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Баландин) (born July 30, 1953) is a Russian cosmonaut. He is married with two childr...

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Aleksandr Panayotov Aleksandrov
Bulgarian

Aleksandrov was born in Omurtag, Bulgaria on December 1, 1951. He graduated from the Bulgarian Air Force Academy in 1974 and obtained a degree in t...

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Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov
Russian

Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov (Russian: Александр Павлович Александров; born February 20, 1943) is a former Soviet cosmonaut and twice Hero of th...

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Aleksandr Poleshchuk
Russian

Aleksandr Fyodorovich Poleshchuk (Russian: Александр Фёдорович Полещук, born October 30, 1953) is a Russian cosmonaut. In February 1989 he was sel...

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Aleksandr Samokutyayev
Russian

Aleksandr Mikhailovich Samokutyayev (Александр Михайлович Самокутяев – born 13 March 1970 in Penza / Penza Oblast / Russian SFSR) is a former Russi...

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Aleksandr Viktorenko
Russian

Aleksandr Stepanovich Viktorenko (Александр Степанович Викторенко) is a Soviet cosmonaut. He was born in Olginka, North-Kazakhstan Oblast, Kazakh S...

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Aleksei Yeliseyev
Russian

Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 5, Soy...

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Aleksei Yeliseyev
Soviet

Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev (Russian: Алексей Станиславович Елисеев; born July 13, 1934) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missi...

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Alexey Leonov
Russian

Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov (Russian: Алексе́й Архи́пович Лео́нов, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksʲej ɐˈrxʲipəvʲɪtɕ lʲɪˈonəf]; born 30 May 1934) is a retired Soviet/Russi...

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Alfred Worden
American

Alfred Merrill "Al" Worden is an American astronaut and engineer who was the Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 15 lunar mission in 1971. He is on...

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Anatoly Artsebarsky
Russian

Anatoly Pavlovich Artsebarsky (Ukrainian: Анатолій Павлович Арцебарський) (Russian: Анатолий Павлович Арцебарский; born 9 September 1956) is a form...

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Anatoly Filipchenko
Russian

Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko (Russian: Анато́лий Васи́льевич Фили́пченко; born February 26, 1928) was a Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent. He f...

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Anatoly Solovyev
Russian

Anatoly Yakovlevich Solovyev (Russian: Анатолий Яковлевич Соловьёв; born January 16, 1948 – alternate spelling "Solovyov") is a retired Russian and...

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André Kuipers
Dutch

André Kuipers is a Dutch physician and ESA astronaut. He became the second Dutch citizen, third Dutch-born and fifth Dutch-speaking astronaut upon ...

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Andrew M. Allen
American

Andrew Michael "Andy" Allen is a retired American astronaut. A former Marine aviator and lieutenant colonel, he worked as a test pilot before joini...

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Andy Thomas
American

Andrew "Andy" Sydney Withiel Thomas, AO is an Australian-born American aerospace engineer and a NASA astronaut. He became a U.S. citizen in Decembe...

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Anna Lee Fisher
American

Anna Lee Fisher (née Tingle) is an American chemist, emergency physician, and a former NASA astronaut. Formerly married to fellow astronaut Bill Fi...

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Anousheh Ansari
Iranian

Anousheh Ansari (born September 12, 1966) is an Iranian-American engineer. On September 18, 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, she became th...

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Anthony W. England
American

Anthony Wayne England better known as Tony England, is an American, former NASA astronaut. Selected in 1967, England was among a group of astronaut...

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Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez
Cuban

Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez (born January 29, 1942) is a Cuban military officer, legislator, and former cosmonaut and the first person of African heritag...

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Barbara Morgan
American

Barbara Radding Morgan is an American teacher and a former NASA astronaut. She participated in the Teacher in Space program as backup to Christa Mc...

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Bernard Harris
American

Bernard Anthony Harris Jr. is a former NASA astronaut. On February 9, 1995, Harris became the first African American to perform an extra-vehicular ...

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Bertalan Farkas
Hungarian

Bertalan Farkas (born August 2, 1949) is the first Hungarian cosmonaut and the first Esperantist in space. He is currently the president of Airline...

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Bill Nelson
American

Clarence William Nelson II (born September 29, 1942) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Florida, first elec...

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Bjarni Tryggvason
Canadian

Bjarni Valdimar Tryggvason (born September 21, 1945) is an Icelandic-born Canadian engineer and a former NRC/CSA astronaut. He served as a Payload ...

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Bonnie J. Dunbar
American

Bonnie Jeanne Dunbar is a former NASA astronaut. She retired from NASA in September 2005 then served as president and CEO of The Museum of Flight u...

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Boris Volynov
Russian

Boris Valentinovich Volynov (Russian: Бори́с Валенти́нович Волы́нов; born 18 December 1934) is a Soviet cosmonaut who flew two space missions of the S...

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Brent W. Jett Jr.
American

Brent Ward Jett Jr. is a retired American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace and aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut.

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Brewster H. Shaw
American

Brewster Hopkinson Shaw Jr. is a former NASA astronaut, a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and former executive at Boeing. Shaw was inducted into the...

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Brian Duffy
American

Brian Duffy is a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and a former NASA astronaut. He flew aboard four Space Shuttle missions.

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Bruce E. Melnick
American

Bruce Edward Melnick is a former American astronaut and retired United States Coast Guard officer. Following retirement from NASA and the Coast Gua...

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Bryan D. O'Connor
American

Bryan Daniel O'Connor is a retired United States Marine Corps Colonel and former NASA astronaut.

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Buzz Aldrin
American

Buzz Aldrin; born Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.; is an American engineer, former astronaut, and fighter pilot. As Lunar Module Pilot on the Apollo 11 mi...

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Byron K. Lichtenberg
American

Byron Kurt Lichtenberg, Sc. D. (born February 19, 1948) is an American engineer and fighter pilot who flew aboard two NASA Space Shuttle missions a...

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Carl E. Walz
American

Carl Erwin Walz is a former NASA astronaut currently working for Orbital Sciences Corporation's Advanced Programs Group as Vice President for Human...

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Carl J. Meade
American

Carl Joseph Meade is a former NASA astronaut.

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Carlos I. Noriega
American

Carlos Ismael Noriega is a Peruvian and U.S. citizen, NASA employee, a former NASA astronaut and a retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel.

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Catherine Coleman
American

Catherine Grace "Cady" Coleman is an American chemist, a former United States Air Force officer, and a former NASA astronaut. She is a veteran of t...

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Charles Bolden
American

Charles Frank Bolden Jr. is a former Administrator of NASA, a retired United States Marine Corps Major General, and a former NASA astronaut. A 1...

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Charles Camarda
American

Charles Joseph "Charlie" Camarda is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut who flew his first mission into space on board the Space Shuttle miss...

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Charles D. Gemar
American

Charles Donald "Sam" Gemar is an American former astronaut with NASA and a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army. Gemar has flown on three S...

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Charles Duke
American

Charles Moss "Charlie" Duke Jr. is an American former astronaut, retired U.S. Air Force officer and test pilot. As Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 16...

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Charles D. Walker
American

Charles David "Charlie" Walker (born August 29, 1948) is an American engineer who flew on three Space Shuttle missions in 1984 and 1985 as a Payloa...

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Charles J. Precourt
American

Charles Joseph Precourt is a retired NASA astronaut. His career in flight began at an early age, and spans his entire lifetime. He served in the US...

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Charles "Scorch" Hobaugh
American

Charles Owen "Scorch" Hobaugh is a former NASA astronaut and a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer. He has had three spaceflights, all of which were ...

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Charles Simonyi
Hungarian

Charles Simonyi (born September 10, 1948) is a Hungarian-born American computer businessman. In April 2007, aboard Soyuz TMA-10, he became the fift...

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Chen Quan
Chinese

Chen Quan (simplified Chinese: 陈全; traditional Chinese: 陳全; pinyin: Chén Quán) is a Chinese pilot selected as part of the Shenzhou program. Chen...

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Chiaki Mukai
Japanese

Chiaki Mukai (向井 千秋 Mukai Chiaki, born May 6, 1952, Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan) is a Japanese doctor and JAXA astronaut. She was the first Japanese ...

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Chris Hadfield
Canadian

Chris Austin Hadfield is a Canadian retired astronaut, engineer, and former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot. The first Canadian to walk in ...

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Christopher Loria
American

Christopher Joseph "Gus" Loria is a retired United States Marine Corps Colonel and a medically retired NASA astronaut. He was originally scheduled ...

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Claude Nicollier
Swiss

Claude Nicollier is the first astronaut from Switzerland. He has flown on four Space Shuttle missions. His first spaceflight (STS-46) was in 1992, ...

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Claudie Haigneré
French

Claudie André-Deshays Haigneré (born 13 May 1957) is a French former astronaut with the Centre National d'Études Spatiales and the European Space A...

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Clayton Anderson
American

Clayton Conrad Anderson is a retired NASA astronaut. Launched on STS-117, he replaced Sunita Williams on June 10, 2007 as a member of the ISS Exped...

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Curtis Brown
American

Curtis Lee "Curt" Brown Jr. is a former NASA astronaut and retired United States Air Force colonel.

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Dafydd Williams
Canadian

Dafydd Rhys "Dave" Williams OC (born May 16, 1954) is a Canadian physician, public speaker and a retired CSA astronaut. Williams was a mission spec...

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Daniel Brandenstein
American

Daniel Charles Brandenstein is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of United Space Alliance. He is a former Naval Aviator, tes...

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Daniel C. Burbank
American

Daniel Christopher Burbank is a retired American astronaut and a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions. Burbank, a Captain in the United States Coa...

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Daniel M. Tani
American

Daniel M. Tani is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. Although born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, he considers Lombard, Illinois, to be his ...

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Daniel T. Barry
American

Daniel Thomas Barry is an American engineer, scientist, and a retired NASA astronaut. He was a contestant on the CBS reality television program Sur...

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Daniel W. Bursch
American

Daniel Wheeler Bursch is a former NASA astronaut, and Captain of the United States Navy. He had four spaceflights, the first three of which were Sp...

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David Hilmers
American

David Carl Hilmers is a former NASA astronaut. Hilmers was selected a NASA astronaut in July 1980, and completed the initial training period in Aug...

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David Leestma
American

David Cornell Leestma is a former American astronaut and retired Captain in the United States Navy.

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David Scott
American

David Randolph Scott is an American engineer, former NASA astronaut, retired U.S. Air Force officer and former test pilot. He belonged to the third...

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David Wolf
American

David Alexander Wolf is an American astronaut, medical doctor and electrical engineer. Wolf has been to space four times. Three of his spaceflights...

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Dennis Tito
American

Dennis Anthony Tito (born August 8, 1940) is an American engineer and multimillionaire, most widely known as the first space tourist to fund his ow...

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Dirk Frimout
Belgian

Dirk Dries David Damiaan, Viscount Frimout (born 21 March 1941 in Poperinge, Belgium) is an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency. He flew a...

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Dominic A. Antonelli
American

Dominic Anthony "Tony" Antonelli is a retired NASA astronaut.

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Dominic L. Pudwill Gorie
American

Dominic Lee Pudwill Gorie is a retired United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of four space shuttle missions.

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Donald A. Thomas
American

Donald Alan Thomas, Ph.D. is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.

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Donald Holmquest
American

Donald Lee Holmquest (born April 7, 1939) is an American lawyer, as well as a physician, electrical engineer and former NASA astronaut. Holmquest w...

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Donald R. McMonagle
American

Donald Ray McMonagle is a former astronaut and a veteran of three shuttle flights. He became the Manager, Launch Integration, at the Kennedy Space ...

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Don L. Lind
American

Don Leslie Lind, Ph.D. is an American scientist and a former naval officer and aviator, and NASA astronaut. He graduated from the University of Uta...

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Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger
American

Dorothy Marie "Dottie" Metcalf-Lindenburger is a former American astronaut. She married Jason Metcalf-Lindenburger, a seventh grade teacher at the ...

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Duane G. Carey
American

Duane Gene "Digger" Carey is a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut.

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Dumitru Prunariu
Romanian

Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu is a Romanian cosmonaut. He flew in space aboard Soyuz 40 spacecraft and Salyut 6 space laboratory. He was in team with anot...

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Ed Lu
American

Edward Tsang "Ed" Lu (simplified Chinese: 卢杰; traditional Chinese: 盧傑; pinyin: Lú Jié) is an American physicist and former NASA astronaut. He flew ...

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Edward Gibson
American

Edward George Gibson is a former NASA astronaut, pilot, engineer, and physicist. Before becoming a NASA astronaut, Gibson graduated from the Uni...

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Edwin Jacob Garn
American

Edwin Jacob "Jake" Garn (born October 12, 1932) is an American astronaut and politician, a member of the Republican Party, who served as a U.S. Sen...

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Eileen Collins
American

Eileen Marie Collins is a retired NASA astronaut and a retired United States Air Force colonel. A former military instructor and test pilot, Collin...

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Ellen Ochoa
American

Ellen Ochoa is an American engineer, former astronaut and the current Director of the Johnson Space Center. Ochoa became director of the center upo...

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Ellen S. Baker
American

Ellen Louise Shulman Baker, M.D., M.P.H. is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. Baker serves as Chief of the Education/Medical Branch of th...

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Ernst Messerschmid
German

Ernst Willi Messerschmid (born May 21, 1945) is a German physicist and former astronaut. From 1978 to 1982, he worked at the DFVLR (the precursor ...

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Eugene H. Trinh
American Vietnamese

Eugene Huu-Chau "Gene" Trinh (Vietnamese: Trịnh Hữu Châu, born September 14, 1950) is a Vietnamese American biochemist who flew aboard NASA Space S...

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Evgeny Tarelkin
Russian

Evgeny Igorevich Tarelkin (Russian: Евгений Игоревич Тарелкин; born December 29, 1974) is a Russian cosmonaut. He was selected as part of the TsPK-...

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F. Drew Gaffney
American

Francis Andrew "Drew" Gaffney is an American doctor. He previously worked for NASA and participated in the STS-40 Space Life Sciences (SLS 1) Space...

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Franco Malerba
Italian

Franco Egidio Malerba (born 10 October 1946 in Busalla, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Italy) is an astronaut. He was the first citizen of Italy to tr...

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Frank Borman
American

Frank Frederick Borman II is a retired United States Air Force pilot, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut, best remembered as the...

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Frank De Winne
Belgian

Frank, Viscount De Winne (born 25 April 1961, in Ledeberg, Belgium) is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He is Belgium's second...

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Frank L. Culbertson Jr.
American

Frank Lee Culbertson Jr. is an American former naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and NASA astronaut. He served as the Comm...

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Franklin Chang Díaz
American

Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz is a Costa Rican Chinese American mechanical engineer, physicist, former NASA astronaut. He is the founder and current CE...

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Franz Viehböck
Austrain

Franz Artur Viehböck (born August 24, 1960 in Vienna) is an Austrian electrical engineer, and was Austria's first cosmonaut. He was titulated „Aust...

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Frederick D. Gregory
American

Frederick Drew Gregory is a former United States Air Force pilot, military engineer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut as well as former NASA Deputy A...

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Frederick "Rick" Hauck
American

Frederick Hamilton "Rick" Hauck is a retired Captain in the United States Navy, a former fighter pilot and NASA astronaut. He piloted Space Shuttle...

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Frederick W. Leslie
American

Fred Weldon Leslie is an American scientist who flew on the NASA STS-73 Space Shuttle mission as a payload specialist.

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Frederick W. Sturckow
American

Frederick Wilford "Rick" Sturckow is an Engineer, retired United States Marine Corps officer, former NASA astronaut, and commercial spacecraft pilo...

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Fred Haise
American

Fred Wallace Haise Jr. is an American former NASA astronaut, fighter pilot with the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force and test pilot. He is ...

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Garrett Reisman
American

Garrett Erin Reisman is an American engineer and former NASA astronaut. He was a backup crew member for Expedition 15 and joined Expedition 16 aboa...

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Gary Payton
American

Colonel Gary Eugene Payton, USAF, (born June 20, 1948) is an American former astronaut. Payton flew on the STS-51-C mission aboard the Space Shutt...

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Gennadi Manakov
Russian

Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov is a former cosmonaut who commanded two Soyuz flights. He was selected on 2 September 1985 and flew as Commander on S...

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Gennady Padalka
Russian

Gennady Ivanovich Padalka (Russian: Гeннадий Иванович Падалка; born 21 June 1958 in Krasnodar, Russia) is a Russian Air Force officer and an RKA co...

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George D. Zamka
American

George David "Zambo" Zamka is an American NASA astronaut and United States Marine Corps pilot with over 3500 flight hours in more than 30 different...

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George Nelson
American

George Driver "Pinky" Nelson is an American physicist, astronomer, science educator, and a former NASA astronaut.

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Georgi Ivanov
Bulgarian

Major general Georgi Ivanov Kakalov (Bulgarian: Георги Иванов Какалов; born July 2, 1940) is a Bulgarian former military officer who was the first ...

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Gerald P. Carr
American

Gerald Paul Carr is an American mechanical and aeronautical engineer, former United States Marine Corps officer, naval aviator, and former NASA ast...

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Gerhard Thiele
German

Dr. Gerhard Paul Julius Thiele (born September 2, 1953) is a German physicist and a former ESA astronaut. In 1996, he was selected by the German S...

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Gregory C. Johnson
American

Gregory Carl "Ray J" Johnson is a former American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and NASA astronaut. He spent his milit...

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Gregory Harbaugh
American

Gregory Jordan Harbaugh is a former NASA astronaut that spent 34 days in space through four Space Shuttle missions including the first . docking mi...

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Gregory Olsen
American

Gregory Olsen (born April 20, 1945) is an American entrepreneur, engineer and scientist who, in October 2005, became the third private citizen to m...

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Gregory T. Linteris
American

Gregory Thomas Linteris, Ph.D. (born October 4, 1957 in Englewood, New Jersey) is an American scientist who flew as a payload specialist on two NAS...

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Guion Bluford
American

Guion Stewart Bluford Jr., Ph.D. is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut, wh...

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Guy Gardner
American

Guy Spence Gardner is a United States Air Force officer and a former astronaut. He holds the rank of Colonel. He flew as pilot on two Space Shuttle...

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Guy Laliberté
Canadian

Guy Laliberté. (born 2 September 1959) is a Canadian businessman, investor, poker player, and musician. In September 2009, Guy Laliberté became...

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Hans Schlegel
German

Hans Wilhelm Schlegel (Überlingen, 3 August 1951) is a German physicist, an ESA astronaut, and a veteran of two NASA Space Shuttle missions. From ...

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Harrison Schmitt
American

Harrison Hagan "Jack" Schmitt is an American geologist, retired NASA astronaut, university professor, former U.S. senator from New Mexico, and the ...

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Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper
American

Heidemarie Martha Stefanyshyn-Piper is an American Naval officer, engineer, and a former NASA astronaut. She has achieved the rank of Captain in th...

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Helen Sharman
British

Helen Patricia Sharman, CMG, OBE, HonFRSC (born 30 May 1963) is a British chemist who became the first British astronaut and the first woman to vis...

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Ivan Bella
Slovak

Ivan Bella (born 25 May 1964 in Brezno, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)) is a Slovak Air Force officer who became the first Slovak citizen to fly in ...

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Jack D. Fischer
American

Jack David Fischer is an American engineer, test pilot and a former NASA astronaut.[2] Fischer was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA As...

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Jack R. Lousma
American

Jack Robert Lousma is an American aeronautical engineer, retired United States Marine Corps officer, former naval aviator, NASA astronaut, and poli...

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James A. Pawelczyk
American

James Anthony "Jim" Pawelczyk (born September 20, 1960) is an American researcher of physiology and Kinesiology who flew aboard the NASA STS-90 Spa...

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James Buchli
American

James Frederick Buchli is a retired United States Marine aviator and former NASA astronaut who flew on four Space Shuttle missions.

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James C. Adamson
American

James Craig Adamson is a former NASA astronaut and retired Colonel of the United States Army. He is married with 3 children. James Adamson flew on ...

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James Dutton
American

James Patrick "Mash" Dutton, Jr. is a NASA astronaut pilot of the Class of 2004 (NASA Group 19), and a former test pilot in the US Air Force with t...

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James F. Reilly
American

James Francis Reilly II is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut. He flew on three space shuttle missions: STS-89, STS-104 and STS-117.

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James Halsell
American

James Halsell was an Air Force Test Pilot when he was selected by NASA to become an Astronaut in 1990. He was a veteran of five flights totalling o...

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James H. Newman
American

James Hansen Newman, Ph.D. is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut who flew on four Space Shuttle missions.

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James McDivitt
American

James Alton "Jim" McDivitt is an American former test pilot, United States Air Force pilot, aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut who flew in t...

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James P. Bagian
American

James Philip Bagian, MD, PE is an American physician, engineer, and former NASA astronaut of Armenian descent. During his career as an astronaut, h...

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James S. Voss
American

James Shelton Voss is a retired United States Army Colonel and NASA astronaut. During his time with NASA, Voss flew in space five times on board th...

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James van Hoften
American

James Dougal Adrianus "Ox" van Hoften, Ph.D. is an American civil and hydraulic engineer, retired U.S. Navy officer and aviator, and a former astro...

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Jan Davis
American

Nancy Jan Davis is a former American astronaut. A veteran of three space flights, Davis logged over 673 hours in space. She is now retired from NASA.

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Janet L. Kavandi
American

Janet Lynn Kavandi, a native of Carthage, Missouri is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut. She is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions ...

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Jay C. Buckey
American

Jay Clark Buckey, Jr. (born June 6, 1956, in New York City) is an American physician and astronaut who flew aboard one space shuttle mission (STS-9...

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Jean-Jacques Favier
French

Jean-Jacques Favier (Born April 13, 1949) is a French engineer and a former CNES astronaut who flew aboard the STS-78 NASA Space Shuttle mission. F...

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Jean-Loup Chrétien
French

Jean-Loup Jacques Marie Chrétien (born 20 August 1938) is a French retired Général de Brigade (brigadier general) in the Armée de l'Air (French air...

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Jean-Pierre Haigneré
French

Jean-Pierre Haigneré (born 19 May 1948) is a French Air Force officer and a former CNES spationaut. He flew on two missions to the Mir space sta...

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Jeffrey Ashby
American

Jeffrey Shears "Bones" Ashby is an American mechanical engineer, and former naval officer and aviator, test pilot and NASA astronaut, a veteran of ...

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Jeffrey Hoffman
American

Jeffrey Alan Hoffman is an American former NASA astronaut and currently a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT. Hoffman made five fligh...

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Jerome Apt
American

Jerome "Jay" Apt III, Ph.D. (born April 28, 1949 in Massachusetts) is an American astronaut and professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Before he ...

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Jerome Apt
American

Jerome "Jay" Apt III, Ph.D. is an American astronaut and professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Before he became an astronaut, Apt was a physicis...

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Jerry L. Ross
American

Jerry Lynn Ross is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of seven Space Shuttle missions, making h...

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Jerry M. Linenger
American

Jerry Michael Linenger is a retired Captain in the United States Navy Medical Corps, and a former NASA astronaut who flew on the Space Shuttle and ...

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Jim Lovell
American

James Arthur Lovell Jr. is a former NASA astronaut, Naval Aviator, and retired Navy captain. Lovell is known for being the commander of the ill-fat...

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Jim Wetherbee
American

James Donald "Wxb" Wetherbee is an American former naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and NASA astronaut. He is a veteran o...

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Joan Higginbotham
American

Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut. She flew aboard Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-116 as a missi...

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Joe Engle
American

Joe Henry Engle is an American pilot who served in the United States Air Force, test pilot for the North American X-15 program, aeronautical engine...

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Joe F. Edwards Jr.
American

Joe Frank Edwards Jr. is an American aerospace engineer, and former naval officer and aviator, test pilot and NASA astronaut.

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John Casper
American

John Howard Casper is an American astronaut and United States Air Force pilot.

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John-David F. Bartoe