James S. Voss

James S. Voss

Status: Retired 3/3/1949 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration James Shelton Voss is a retired United States Army Colonel and NASA astronaut. During his time with NASA, Voss flew in space five times on board the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. He also served as deputy of Flight Operations […]

James van Hoften

James van Hoften

Status: Retired 6/11/1944 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration James Dougal Adrianus “Ox” van Hoften, Ph.D. is an American civil and hydraulic engineer, retired U.S. Navy officer and aviator, and a former astronaut for NASA.

Jan Davis

Jan Davis

Status: Retired 11/1/1953 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Nancy Jan Davis is a former American astronaut. A veteran of three space flights, Davis logged over 673 hours in space. She is now retired from NASA.

Janet L. Kavandi

Janet L. Kavandi

Status: Retired 7/17/1959 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Janet Lynn Kavandi, a native of Carthage, Missouri is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut. She is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and has served as NASA’s Deputy Chief of the Astronaut Office.

Janice E. Voss

Janice E. Voss

Status: Deceased 10/8/1956 – 2/6/2012 Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Janice Elaine Voss was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. She flew in space five times, jointly holding the record for American women. Voss died on February 6, 2012, from breast cancer.

Jasmin Moghbeli

Jasmin Moghbeli

Status: Active 6/24/1983 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jasmin Moghbeli is an Iranian-American Marine Corps test pilot and NASA astronaut of the class of 2017. She is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Naval Postgraduate School, and U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, and has over 1,600 hours […]

Jay C. Buckey

Jay C. Buckey

Status: Retired 6/6/1956 – Nationality: American Type: Payload Specialist Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jay Clark Buckey, Jr. (born June 6, 1956, in New York City) is an American physician and astronaut who flew aboard one space shuttle mission (STS-90) as a Payload Specialist.

Jean-François Clervoy

Jean-François Clervoy

Status: Active 11/19/1958 – Nationality: French Type: Government Agency: European Space Agency Jean-François André Clervoy (born 19 November 1958) is a French engineer and a CNES and ESA astronaut. He is a veteran of three NASA Space Shuttle missions.

Jean-Jacques Favier

Jean-Jacques Favier

Status: Retired 4/13/1949 – Nationality: French Type: Government Agency: National Center of Space Research Jean-Jacques Favier (Born April 13, 1949) is a French engineer and a former CNES astronaut who flew aboard the STS-78 NASA Space Shuttle mission. Favier was due to fly aboard the Columbia mission in 2003, but later signed out of the […]

Jean-Loup Chrétien

Jean-Loup Chrétien

Status: Retired 8/20/1938 – Nationality: French Type: Government Agency: National Center of Space Research Jean-Loup Jacques Marie Chrétien (born 20 August 1938) is a French retired Général de Brigade (brigadier general) in the Armée de l’Air (French air force), and a former CNES spationaut. He flew on two Franco-Soviet space missions and a NASA Space […]

Jean-Pierre Haigneré

Jean-Pierre Haigneré

Status: Retired 5/19/1948 – Nationality: French Type: Government Agency: National Center of Space Research Jean-Pierre Haigneré (born 19 May 1948) is a French Air Force officer and a former CNES spationaut. He flew on two missions to the Mir space station in 1993 and 1999. The Mir Altair long-duration mission (186 days) in 1993 […]

Jeanette J. Epps

Jeanette J. Epps

Status: Active 11/3/1970 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jeanette Jo Epps is an American aerospace engineer and NASA astronaut.

Jeffrey Ashby

Jeffrey Ashby

Status: Retired 6/16/1954 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jeffrey Shears “Bones” Ashby is an American mechanical engineer, and former naval officer and aviator, test pilot and NASA astronaut, a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions. He is a retired Captain in the U.S. Navy. He currently works for Blue […]

Jeffrey Hoffman

Jeffrey Hoffman

Status: Retired 11/2/1944 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jeffrey Alan Hoffman is an American former NASA astronaut and currently a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT. Hoffman made five flights as a space shuttle astronaut, including the first mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope in 1993, when […]

Jeffrey Williams

Jeffrey Williams

Status: Active 1/18/1958 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jeffrey Nels Williams is a retired United States Army officer and a NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of four space flights and formerly held the American record for most days spent in space, which was surpassed in April 2017 by […]

Jennifer Sidey-Gibbons

Jennifer Sidey-Gibbons

Status: Active 8/3/1988 – Nationality: Canadian Type: Government Agency: Canadian Space Agency Jennifer Sidey-Gibbons hails from Calgary, Alberta. She holds an honors bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from McGill University in Montreal and a doctorate in engineering from the University of Cambridge. While at McGill, she conducted research on flame propagation in microgravity, in collaboration […]

Jeremy Hansen

Jeremy Hansen

Status: Active 1/27/1976 – Nationality: Canadian Type: Government Agency: Canadian Space Agency Jeremy Roger Hansen is a Canadian astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). He was selected to join the CSA in the 2009 CSA selection.

Jerome Apt

Jerome Apt

Status: Retired 4/28/1949 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jerome “Jay” Apt III, Ph.D. (born April 28, 1949 in Massachusetts) is an American astronaut and professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Before he became an astronaut, Apt was a physicist who worked on the Pioneer Venus 1978 space probe project, and […]

Jerry L. Ross

Jerry L. Ross

Status: Retired 1/20/1948 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jerry Lynn Ross is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of seven Space Shuttle missions, making him the joint record holder for most spaceflights (a record he shares with Franklin Chang-Diaz). […]

Jerry M. Linenger

Jerry M. Linenger

Status: Retired 1/9/1955 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jerry Michael Linenger is a retired Captain in the United States Navy Medical Corps, and a former NASA astronaut who flew on the Space Shuttle and Space Station Mir.

Jessica Meir

Jessica Meir

Status: Active 7/1/1977 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jessica Ulrika Meir is Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, following postdoctoral research in comparative physiology at the University of British Columbia. She has studied the diving physiology and behavior of emperor penguins in Antarctica, […]

Jessica Watkins

Jessica Watkins

Status: Active 5/14/1988 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jessica Andrea Watkins is an American geologist, former international rugby player, and a NASA astronaut of the class of 2017.

Jim Lovell

Jim Lovell

Status: Retired 3/25/1928 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration James Arthur Lovell Jr. is a former NASA astronaut, Naval Aviator, and retired Navy captain. Lovell is known for being the commander of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission, which suffered a critical failure en route to the Moon but was brought […]

Jim Wetherbee

Jim Wetherbee

Status: Retired 11/27/1952 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration James Donald “Wxb” Wetherbee is an American former naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of six Space Shuttle missions and is the only American to have commanded five spaceflight missions.

Jing Haipeng

Jing Haipeng

Status: Active 10/24/1966 – Nationality: Chinese Type: Government Agency: China National Space Administration Jing Haipeng (simplified Chinese: 景海鹏; traditional Chinese: 景海鵬; pinyin: Jǐng Hǎipéng; born October 24, 1966) is a Chinese pilot and astronaut selected as part of the Shenzhou program. A fighter pilot in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force, he was selected to […]