Astronauts

Meet the exceptional people that have ventured into space.


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Alexander Grebenkin
Russian

Alexander Grebenkin is a Russian cosmonaut with a background in radio communications engineering.

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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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New Shepard
Success
1 day, 1 hour ago
NS-25
West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, Van Horn, TX, USA

Twenty-fifth flight of New Shepard carrying six passengers.


Falcon 9
Success
2 days, 15 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-59
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
Success
3 days, 18 hours ago
Kosmos 2576
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Russian military payload of unknown purposes. Hitchhiking Payloads: SITRO-AIS 53-56; Zorkiy-2M-4 & 6


Falcon 9
Success
5 days, 21 hours ago
Starlink Group 8-7
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 20 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week ago
Starlink Group 6-58
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 4C
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Shiyan 23
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Satellite officially named for "space environment detection" purposes, exact details unknown.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Starlink Group 8-2
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 20 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 3
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
ZHTW 1-01
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Zhihui Tianwang 1-01 are 2 experimental Medium Earth Orbit communication satellites in a collaboration between Tsinghua University, SAST and the Shan…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Starlink Group 6-56
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 6C
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Maiden Flight
Launch Complex 9A - Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Carried 4 Earth observation satellites to orbit: * Haiwangxing-01, 239 kg X-band SAR satellite built by SAST for Zhihui Space Tech * Zhixing-1C, X-…