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James C. Adamson

James C. Adamson

Status: Retired 3/3/1946 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 8/8/1989 Last Flight: 8/2/1991 James Craig Adamson is a former NASA astronaut and retired Colonel of the United States Army. He is married with 3 children. James Adamson flew on two missions, STS-28 and STS-43, and completed 263 orbits and 334 hours in space. After […]

James Dutton

James Dutton

Status: Retired 11/20/1968 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 4/5/2010 Last Flight: 4/5/2010 James Patrick “Mash” Dutton, Jr. is a NASA astronaut pilot of the Class of 2004 (NASA Group 19), and a former test pilot in the US Air Force with the rank of Colonel.

James F. Reilly

James F. Reilly

Status: Retired 3/18/1954 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 1/23/1998 Last Flight: 6/8/2007 James Francis Reilly II is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut. He flew on three space shuttle missions: STS-89, STS-104 and STS-117.

James H. Newman

James H. Newman

Status: Retired 10/16/1956 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 9/22/1993 Last Flight: 3/1/2002 James Hansen Newman, Ph.D. is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut who flew on four Space Shuttle missions.

James Halsell

James Halsell

Status: Retired 9/29/1956 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 7/8/1994 Last Flight: 5/19/2000 James Halsell was an Air Force Test Pilot when he was selected by NASA to become an Astronaut in 1990. He was a veteran of five flights totalling over 1,250 hours in space, pilot of two STS missions and commander of […]

James Irwin

James Irwin

Status: Deceased 3/17/1930 – 8/8/1991 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 7/26/1971 Last Flight: 7/26/1971 James Benson “Jim” Irwin was an American astronaut, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and a United States Air Force pilot. He served as lunar module pilot for Apollo 15, the fourth human lunar landing. Following his retirement from NASA, he became […]

James M. Kelly

James M. Kelly

Status: Active 5/14/1964 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/8/2001 Last Flight: 7/26/2005 James McNeal “Vegas” Kelly is a NASA Astronaut and a retired Colonel of the United States Air Force. He twice served as pilot on Space Shuttle missions.

James McDivitt

James McDivitt

Status: Retired 6/10/1929 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/3/1965 Last Flight: 3/3/1969 James Alton “Jim” McDivitt is an American former test pilot, United States Air Force pilot, aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut who flew in the Gemini and Apollo programs. He commanded the Gemini 4 flight during which Ed White performed the first […]

James P. Bagian

James P. Bagian

Status: Retired 2/22/1952 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/13/1989 Last Flight: 6/5/1991 James Philip Bagian, MD, PE is an American physician, engineer, and former NASA astronaut of Armenian descent. During his career as an astronaut, he logged 337 hours of space-flight, over two missions, STS-29 (in 1989) and STS-40 (in 1991). After leaving […]

James S. Voss

James S. Voss

Status: Retired 3/3/1949 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 11/24/1991 Last Flight: 3/8/2001 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 First Flight: 4/6/1984 Last Flight: 8/27/1985 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 First Flight: 9/12/1992 Last Flight: 8/7/1997 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 First Flight: 6/2/1998 Last Flight: 7/12/2001 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 First Flight: 6/21/1993 Last Flight: 2/11/2000 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.

Jared Isaacman

Jared Isaacman

Status: In-Training 2/11/1983 – Nationality: American Type: Private Jared Isaacman is an American businessman and pilot. He is the co-founder and CEO of Harbortouch, a payment processor and manufacturer of payment-processing hardware.

Jasmin Moghbeli

Jasmin Moghbeli

Status: Active 6/24/1983 – Nationality: American Type: Government 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 of flight time and 150 combat […]

Jay C. Buckey

Jay C. Buckey

Status: Retired 6/6/1956 – Nationality: American Type: Payload Specialist First Flight: 4/17/1998 Last Flight: 4/17/1998 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 First Flight: 11/3/1994 Last Flight: 12/20/1999 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 First Flight: 6/20/1996 Last Flight: 6/20/1996 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 First Flight: 6/24/1982 Last Flight: 9/26/1997 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 First Flight: 7/1/1993 Last Flight: 2/20/1999 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 Jeanette Jo Epps is an American aerospace engineer and NASA astronaut.

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Status: In-Training 1/12/1964 – Nationality: American Type: Private Jeff Bezos is an American business magnate, media proprietor, and investor known for being the founder and CEO of the multi-national technology company Amazon. Bezos founded Blue Origin in 2000.

Jeffrey Ashby

Jeffrey Ashby

Status: Retired 6/16/1954 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 7/23/1999 Last Flight: 10/7/2002 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 First Flight: 4/12/1985 Last Flight: 2/22/1996 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 […]