Astronauts

Meet the exceptional people that have ventured into space.


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Neil Woodward
American

Neil W. Woodward III is an American Naval officer and a former NASA astronaut.

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Nicholas Patrick
American

Nicholas James MacDonald Patrick, Ph.D. is a British-American engineer and a former NASA astronaut. His flight on the 2006 Discovery STS-116 mission …

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Nicole Stott
American

Nicole Marie Passonno Stott is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. She served as a Flight Engineer on ISS Expedition 20 and Expedition 21 and …

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Norman E. Thagard
American

Norman Earl Thagard (born July 3, 1943), (Capt, USMC, Ret.), is an American scientist and former U.S. Marine Corps officer and naval aviator and NASA…

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Pamela Melroy
American

Pamela Anne Melroy is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. She served as pilot on Space Shuttle missions STS-92 and…

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Paul Lockhart
American

Paul Scott "Paco" Lockhart is an American aerospace engineer, retired United States Air Force Colonel and NASA astronaut, a veteran of two Space Shut…

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Paul W. Richards
American

Paul William Richards is an American engineer and a former NASA Astronaut. He flew aboard one Space Shuttle mission in 2001.

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Peter Wisoff
American

Peter Jeffrey Kelsay Wisoff is an American physicist and former NASA astronaut. Wisoff qualified as mission specialist and flew in four manned Space …

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Pierre J. Thuot
American

Pierre Joseph Thuot is a retired United States Navy Captain and NASA astronaut. He went into space three times, spending over 650 hours in space, inc…

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Falcon 9
Success
19 hours, 30 minutes ago
Starlink Group 6-39
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 24 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 5
Success
3 days, 6 hours ago
TJSW-11
101 - Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China

Chinese classified satellite claimed to be for communication technology test purposes. Actual mission not known.


Falcon 9
Success
3 days, 13 hours ago
Starlink Group 7-15
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 22 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Falcon 9
Success
5 days, 21 hours ago
HTS-113BT (Merah Putih 2)
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

HTS-113BT is a new High Throughput Satellite telecommunications satellite in C-band/Ku-Band for PT Telkom Satelit Indonesia (Telkomsat) , a state-own…


Electron
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
On Closer Inspection (ADRAS-J)
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

The Active Debris Removal by Astroscale-Japan (ADRAS-J) mission consists of a spacecraft developed and operated by Astroscale aiming to rendezvous wi…


GSLV Mk II
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
INSAT-3DS
Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad - Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

INSAT-3DS is an Indian weather satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation and operated by ISRO as part of the Indian National Satellit…


H3-22
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
VEP 4, CE-SAT-1E & TIRSAT
Yoshinobu Launch Complex LP-2 - Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

New test flight of the H3 ordered following the failure of the inaugural launch of H3 in March 2023 with ALOS-3. Main payload is VEP 4 (Vehicle E…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Starlink Group 7-14
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 22 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Nova-C IM-1
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

This is the first flight of Nova-C lander which was developed by Intuitive Machines. This mission is a part of CLPS program and carries various NASA …


Soyuz 2.1a
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Progress MS-26 (87P)
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Progress resupply mission to the International Space Station.