Astronauts

Meet the exceptional people that have ventured into space.


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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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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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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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LauncherOne
Failure
3 days, 7 hours ago
Launch Demo
Mojave Air and Space Port - Air launch to orbit

Payload-free test flight of the LauncherOne vehicle.


Soyuz 2.1B
Success
6 days, 19 hours ago
EKS 4 (Tundra 4) (Kosmos 2546)
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

The Tundra or EKS (meaning Unified Space System) series of satellites is the next generation of Russian early warning satellites.


H-IIB
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Kounotori 9 (HTV-9)
Osaki Y LP2 - Tanegashima, Japan

The last H-II Transfer Vehicle "Kounotori" will be launched on an H-IIB 304 launch vehicle, carrying 6,200 kg (13,669 lbs) of supplies and science ...


Atlas V 501
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
OTV-6 (X-37B) (USSF-7)
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

It is the sixth flight of the X-37B program. United States Air Force Orbital Test Vehicle is built by Boeing. It's an unmanned 5000 kg, 8.8 m-long ...


Kuaizhou
Success
2 weeks, 3 days ago
Xingyun-2 01, 02
Launch Area 4? - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Xingyun-2 01 and 02 are the first two satellites of the planned low Earth orbit constellation being built by Xingyun Satellite company, whichi is a...


Long March 5B
Success
3 weeks, 2 days ago
Maiden Flight
Wenchang - Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

This is the maiden flight of Long March 5B rocket, which is to be used for delivering modules for China's new space station. This launch is also th...


Soyuz 2.1A
Success
1 month ago
Progress MS-14 (75P)
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

The Progress resupply vehicle is an automated, unpiloted version of the Soyuz spacecraft that is used to bring supplies and fuel to the Internation...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
1 month ago
Starlink 6
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Qased
Success
1 month ago
Noor
Unknown Pad - Shahrud Missile Test Site, Islamic Republic of Iran

This is the first launch of the Qased launch vehicle, which is reported to have placed a military satellite called Noor into 425-km orbit.


Long March 3
Failure
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nusantara Dua
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Nusantara Dua is a high throughput communications satellite built by CAST for Indonesian satellite operator PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara. It will r...