Astronauts

Meet the exceptional people that have ventured into space.


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Andrei Fedyaev
Russian

Andrei Valerievich Fedyaev (Андрей Валерьевич Федяев) is a Russian cosmonaut. He was a military pilot prior to retiring from Air Force in 2013, and w…

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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 astro…

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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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Anna Kikina
Russian

Anna Yuryevna Kikina is a Russian engineer and test cosmonaut, selected in 2012. Kikina is assigned to Crew-5 mission which is to launch in 2022. The…

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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 i…

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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 Spa…

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Beth Moses
American

Beth Moses is Chief Astronaut Instructor and Interiors Program Manager for Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo program, and is a commercial astronaut. She…

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Cai Xuzhe
Chinese

Chinese astronaut from the CNSA Group-2 selection (2010).

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Falcon 9
Success
2 days, 11 hours ago
BADR-8
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Geostationary communications satellite built by Airbus Defense and Space and based on the Eurostar Neo platform for Arabsat.


Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat-M
Success
2 days, 19 hours ago
Kondor-FKA No.1
Cosmodrome Site 1S - Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

The Kondor-FKA is a small civilian radar Earth observation satellite designed by NPO Mashinostroyeniya as a civilian counterpart to the Kondor-E sate…


Electron
Success
3 days, 12 hours ago
TROPICS-3
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Last two operational (TROPICS-06 & TROPICS-07) satellites for NASA's Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation Structure and Storm Intensity with a…


SpaceShipTwo
Success
4 days ago
VSS Unity 25
Spaceport America - Air launch to Suborbital flight

Virgin Galactic return to space mission ahead of the first commercial flight.


Nuri
Success
4 days, 7 hours ago
NEXTSat-2 & SNIPE
LC-2 - Naro Space Center, South Korea

Third flight of the KSLV-II "Nuri" launch vehicle, carrying NEXTSat-2 as well as SNIPE A through D.


Soyuz 2.1a
Success
5 days, 3 hours ago
Progress MS-23 (84P)
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Progress resupply mission to the International Space Station.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week ago
Axiom Space Mission 2
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

This is a Crew Dragon flight for a private company Axiom Space. The mission will carry a professionally trained commander alongside three private ast…


Long March 2
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
MUST-1A/B & Luojia-2 01
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Macau Science Satellite-1 (MUST-1A/B) are 2 magnetosphere research satellites from the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) aiming to st…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Iridium-9 & OneWeb 19
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

5 spare satellites for the Iridium NEXT constellation and 16 satellites for the OneWeb constellation (15 of current generation and 1 demonstration sa…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Starlink Group 6-3
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.