Astronauts

Meet the exceptional people that have ventured into space.


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Andre Douglas
American

Andre Douglas is a Virginia native. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, a master’s degree in m…

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Anil Menon
American

Anil Menon is a US Air Force lieutenant colonel from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was SpaceX’s first flight surgeon, helping to launch the company’s fi…

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Anna Menon
American

Anna Menon is a Lead Space Operations Engineer at SpaceX, where she manages the development of crew operations and serves in mission control as both …

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Christina Birch
American

Christina Birch grew up in Gilbert, Arizona, and graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a bachelor’s de…

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Christopher Williams
American

Christopher Williams grw up in Potomac, Maryland and graduated from Stanford University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in physics and a doctorate i…

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Deniz Burnham
American

Deniz Burnham is a US Nacy lieutenant from Wasilla, Alaska. A former intern at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California, Burnham ser…

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Jack Hathaway
American

Jack Hathaway is a US Navy commander from Connecticut. He earned bachelors’ degrees in physics and history from the U.S. Naval Academy and completed …

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Jessica Wittner
American

Jessica Wittner is a US Navy commander from California with a distinguished career serving on active duty as a naval aviator and test pilot. She hold…

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Johanna Maislinger
Austrian

Johanna Maislinger is an Austrian aviator and engineer, currently employed by with the German cargo carrier Aerologic. She will go to the Internation…

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LauncherOne
Success
1 day, 11 hours ago
Straight Up
Mojave Air and Space Port - Air launch to orbit

Launch contracted by the U.S. Space Force for the Rocket Systems Launch Program (RSLP), with payloads provided by the DoD Space Test Program (STP) as…


Atlas V 541
Success
1 day, 18 hours ago
USSF-12
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Two US national security payloads. The first is the Space Force's Wide Field of View (WFOV) Testbed satellite, the second is a multi-manifest satelli…


PSLV
Success
3 days, 5 hours ago
DS-EO & others
Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad - Sriharikota, Republic of India

DS-EO is an electro-optical multispectral Earth observation satellite for DSTA from Singapore. Secondary payloads are NeuSAR and SCOOB-I, both also f…


Falcon 9
Success
3 days, 21 hours ago
SES-22
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Geostationary communications satellite


Electron
Success
5 days, 8 hours ago
CAPSTONE
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

CAPSTONE (Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment) is a 12-U cubesat mission to test operations in nea…


Long March 4C
Success
6 days, 2 hours ago
Gaofen-12-03
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - 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), a …


Black Brant IX
Success
1 week ago
XQC
Suborbital Launch Ramp - Arnhem Space Centre

The X-ray Quantum Calorimeter Experiment (XQC) is a payload from the University of Wisconsin. Its objective is to measure X-rays with unprecedented p…


Long March 2D
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Yaogan 35 Group 02
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

3 Chinese reconnaissance satellites.


Ariane 5 ECA+
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Measat-3d & GSAT 24
Ariane Launch Area 3 - Kourou, French Guiana

Measat-3d is a Malaysian geostationary communications satellite built by Airbus Space Systems. GSAT 24 is a communications satellite of the Indian Sp…


Kuaizhou
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Kuaizhou
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China