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Hamish Harding

Hamish Harding

  • Status: Occasional Spaceflight
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 06/24/1964
  • Date of Death: 06/18/2023
  • First Flight: 06/04/2022
  • Last Flight: 06/04/2022


Hamish Harding, a British astronaut affiliated with the private agency Blue Origin, embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Hamish was Chairman of Action Aviation, a business jet brokerage company he founded in 2004, and also a business jet pilot. In 2019, he and former International Space Station Commander Col. Terry Virts broke the Round-the-World record in a Gulfstream G650ER for any aircraft flying over the North and South poles. In addition to holding several aviation world records, Hamish has travelled to the South Pole twice, and in 2021 dived the Challenger Deep with Victor Vescovo to a depth of 36,000 ft in a two-person sub.

Hamish passed away on June 18th 2023 aboard the OceanGate Titan submersible while conducting a dive to the Titanic.

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