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Michael López-Alegría

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Date of Birth: May 30, 1958
Age: 65


Michael López-Alegría is a Spanish-American astronaut; a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and one International Space Station mission. He is known for having performed ten spacewalks so far in his career, presently holding the second longest all-time EVA duration record and having the third longest spaceflight of any American at the length of 215 days; this time was spent on board the ISS from September 18, 2006 to April 21, 2007.

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-73

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Oct. 20, 1995, 1:53 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

STS-73 was a Space Shuttle program mission, during October–November 1995, on board the space shuttle Columbia. The mission was the second mission for the United States Microgravity Laboratory. The crew, who spent 16 days in space, were broken up into 2 teams, the red team and the blue team. The mission also included several Detailed Test Objectives or DTO's.

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Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-92

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Oct. 11, 2000, 11:17 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

STS-92 was a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Discovery. STS-92 marked the 100th mission of the Space Shuttle.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-113

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Nov. 23, 2002, 12:49 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

STS-113 was a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Endeavour. During the 14-day mission in late 2002, Endeavour and its crew extended the ISS backbone with the P1 truss and exchanged the Expedition 5 and Expedition 6 crews aboard the station. With Commander Jim Wetherbee and Pilot Paul Lockhart at the controls, Endeavour docked with the station on 25 November 2002 to begin seven days of station assembly, spacewalks and crew and equipment transfers. This was Endeavour’s last flight before entering its Orbiter Major Modification period until 2007, and also the last shuttle mission before the Columbia disaster.

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Soyuz-FG | Soyuz TMA-9

Progress Rocket Space Center | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Sept. 18, 2006, 4:08 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

Soyuz TMA-9 begins Expedition 14 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin alongside Flight Engineers, Michael López-Alegría (NASA) & spaceflight participant Anousheh Ansari (Space Adventures) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on 21 April 2007, 12:31 UTC

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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Axiom Space Mission 1

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
April 8, 2022, 3:17 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

This is a Crew Dragon flight for a private company Axiom Space. The mission will carry a commander professionally trained by Axiom alongside three private astronauts to and from the International Space Station. This crew will stay aboard space station for at least eight days.

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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Axiom Space Mission 3

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Jan. 18, 2024, 9:49 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

This is a Crew Dragon flight for a private company Axiom Space. The mission will carry a professionally trained commander alongside three private astronauts to and from the International Space Station. This crew will stay aboard space station for at least eight days.

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Michael Suffredini

Axiom Space, Inc., also known as Axiom, is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and orbital spaceflight services company headquartered in Houston, Texas.


Falcon 9
Success
5 days, 4 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-52
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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


Falcon 9
Success
6 days, 5 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-51
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 2D
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
SuperView Neo 3-01
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Commercial Earth observation satellite built by CAST for China Siwei Survey and Mapping Technology Co. Ltd, with 0.5 m resolution over 9 image wavele…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Starlink Group 6-49
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.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
USSF-62
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

First Weather System Follow-on (WSF) satellite. WSF-M (Weather System Follow-on - Microwave) is the next-generation operational environmental sate…