Astronauts

Meet the exceptional people that have ventured into space.


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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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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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Long March 2D
Success
4 hours, 17 minutes ago
Gaofen-9-02
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), ...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
17 hours, 48 minutes ago
SpX-DM2 (Demonstration Mission 2)
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A new era of human spaceflight is set to begin as American astronauts once again launch on an American rocket from American soil. The Demo-2 missio...


Long March 11
Success
1 day, 16 hours ago
XJS-G & XJS-H
Unknown - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

XJS-G and XJS-H are experimental small satellites which will be used for Earth observation.


LauncherOne
Failure
5 days, 17 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
1 week, 2 days 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, 3 days 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, 6 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, 5 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, 5 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...