Michael FoaleStatus: Retired 1/6/1957 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/24/1992 Last Flight: 10/18/2003Colin Michael Foale CBE is a British-American astrophysicist and former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of six space missions, and is the only NASA astronaut to have flown extended missions aboard both Mir and the International Space Station. He was the first Briton to perform a space walk, and until 17 April 2008, he held the record for most time spent in space by a US citizen: 374 days, 11 hours, 19 minutes. He still holds the cumulative-time-in-space record for a UK citizen.LaunchesSpace Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-45Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-56Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-63Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-84Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-103Soyuz-FG | Soyuz TMA-3National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationType: Government Abbreviation: NASA Administration: Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS Spacecraft: Orion Country: USAThe National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.