Astronauts

Meet the exceptional people that have ventured into 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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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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Long March 2D
Success
4 hours, 43 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
18 hours, 13 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, 17 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
2 weeks 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...