Alexey Leonov

Alexey Leonov

Status: Deceased 5/30/1934 – 10/11/2019 Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov (Russian: Алексе́й Архи́пович Лео́нов, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksʲej ɐˈrxʲipəvʲɪtɕ lʲɪˈonəf]; born 30 May 1934) is a retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut, Air Force Major general, writer and artist. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extravehicular activity […]

Alfred Worden

Alfred Worden

Status: Deceased 2/7/1932 – 3/18/2020 Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Alfred Merrill “Al” Worden is an American astronaut and engineer who was the Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 15 lunar mission in 1971. He is one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon.

Alvin Drew

Alvin Drew

Status: Active 11/5/1962 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Colonel Benjamin Alvin Drew is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He has been on two spaceflights; the first was the Space Shuttle mission STS-118 to the International Space Station, in August 2007. Drew’s second spaceflight took […]

Anatoli Ivanishin

Anatoli Ivanishin

Status: Active 1/15/1969 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Anatoli Alekseyevich Ivanishin (Russian: Анатолий Алексеевич Иванишин; born 15 January 1969 in Irkutsk) is a Russian cosmonaut. His first visit to space was to the International Space Station on board the Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft as an Expedition 29 / Expedition 30 […]

Anatoli Levchenko

Anatoli Levchenko

Status: Deceased 5/5/1941 – 8/6/1988 Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Anatoli Semyonovich Levchenko (Russian: Анатолий Семёнович Левченко; May 5, 1941 – August 6, 1988) was a Soviet cosmonaut. Levchenko was planned to be the back-up commander of the first Buran space shuttle flight, and in March 1987 he began […]

Anatoly Artsebarsky

Anatoly Artsebarsky

Status: Retired 9/9/1956 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Anatoly Pavlovich Artsebarsky (Ukrainian: Анатолій Павлович Арцебарський) (Russian: Анатолий Павлович Арцебарский; born 9 September 1956) is a former Soviet cosmonaut. He became a cosmonaut in 1985. Artsebarsky has spent almost 5 months in space on a single spaceflight. In 1991, […]

Anatoly Berezovoy

Anatoly Berezovoy

Status: Deceased 4/11/1942 – 9/20/2014 Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Anatoly Nikolayevich Berezovoy (Russian: Анато́лий Никола́евич Березово́й; 11 April 1942 – 20 September 2014) was a Soviet cosmonaut. On 27 April 1970 he was selected as a cosmonaut. In 1982 he flew as Commander on Soyuz T-5 on the […]

Anatoly Filipchenko

Anatoly Filipchenko

Status: Retired 2/26/1928 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko (Russian: Анато́лий Васи́льевич Фили́пченко; born February 26, 1928) was a Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent. He flew on the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 16 missions. He was born in Davydovka, Voronezh Oblast, RSFSR.

Anatoly Solovyev

Anatoly Solovyev

Status: Retired 1/16/1948 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Anatoly Yakovlevich Solovyev (Russian: Анатолий Яковлевич Соловьёв; born January 16, 1948 – alternate spelling “Solovyov”) is a retired Russian and Soviet cosmonaut and pilot. Solovyev holds the world record on the number of spacewalks performed (16), and accumulated time spent spacewalking […]

André Kuipers

André Kuipers

Status: Retired 10/5/1958 – Nationality: Dutch Type: Government Agency: European Space Agency André Kuipers is a Dutch physician and ESA astronaut. He became the second Dutch citizen, third Dutch-born and fifth Dutch-speaking astronaut upon launch of Soyuz TMA-4 on 19 April 2004. Kuipers returned to Earth aboard Soyuz TMA-3 11 days later. Kuipers is […]

Andreas Mogensen

Andreas Mogensen

Status: Active 11/2/1976 – Nationality: Danish Type: Government Agency: European Space Agency Andreas Enevold Mogensen (born November 2, 1976) is a Danish engineer and astronaut. He was the first Dane to fly in space as part of the iriss programme On September 2, 2015, Mogensen was launched with Soyuz TMA-18M to ISS, and landed with […]

Andrei Babkin

Andrei Babkin

Status: Active 4/21/1969 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Andrei Nikolaevich Babkin (Russian: Андре́й Никола́евич Ба́бкин) is a Russian Engineer and Cosmonaut who was selected in April 2010.

Andrei Borisenko

Andrei Borisenko

Status: Active 4/17/1964 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Andrei Ivanovich Borisenko (Андрей Иванович Борисенко – born April 17, 1964 in Leningrad, Russia) is a Russian cosmonaut. He was selected as a cosmonaut in May 2003, and is a veteran of two long duration missions to the International Space Station. […]

Andrew J. Feustel

Andrew J. Feustel

Status: Active 8/25/1965 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Andrew Jay “Drew” Feustel is a geophysicist and a NASA astronaut. Following several years working as a geophysicist, Feustel was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in July 2000. His first spaceflight in May 2009, STS-125, lasted just under 13 […]

Andrew M. Allen

Andrew M. Allen

Status: Retired 8/4/1955 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Andrew Michael “Andy” Allen is a retired American astronaut. A former Marine aviator and lieutenant colonel, he worked as a test pilot before joining NASA in 1987. He flew three Space Shuttle missions before retiring in 1997.

Andrew R. Morgan

Andrew R. Morgan

Status: Active 2/5/1976 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Andrew Richard “Drew” Morgan is a NASA astronaut from the class of 2013.

Andriyan Nikolayev

Andriyan Nikolayev

Status: Deceased 9/5/1929 – 7/3/2004 Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev was a Soviet cosmonaut. He was an ethnic Chuvash. Nikolayev flew on two space flights: Vostok 3 (effectively becoming the third Soviet cosmonaut) and Soyuz 9. His call sign in these flights was Falcon (Russian: Со́кол). […]

Andy Thomas

Andy Thomas

Status: Retired 12/18/1951 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Andrew “Andy” Sydney Withiel Thomas, AO is an Australian-born American aerospace engineer and a NASA astronaut. He became a U.S. citizen in December 1986, hoping to gain entry to NASA’s astronaut program. He is married to fellow NASA astronaut Shannon Walker.

Anna Lee Fisher

Anna Lee Fisher

Status: Retired 8/24/1949 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Anna Lee Fisher (née Tingle) is an American chemist, emergency physician, and a former NASA astronaut. Formerly married to fellow astronaut Bill Fisher, and the mother of two children, in 1984 she became the first mother in space.[4] Fisher was formerly […]

Anna Yuryevna Kikina

Anna Yuryevna Kikina

Status: In-Training 8/27/1984 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Anna Yuryevna Kikina is a Russian engineer and test cosmonaut, selected in 2012. In June 2020, fellow cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko said that Kikina is expected to fly on his fall 2022 mission to the International Space Station and perform a spacewalk […]

Anne McClain

Anne McClain

Status: Active 6/7/1979 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Anne Charlotte McClain is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army currently assigned to NASA Astronaut Group 21.

Anousheh Ansari

Anousheh Ansari

Status: Retired 9/12/1966 – Nationality: Iranian Type: Non-Astronaut Passenger Agency: Anousheh Ansari (born September 12, 1966) is an Iranian-American engineer. On September 18, 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, she became the first Iranian in space. Ansari was the fourth overall self-funded space tourist, and the first self-funded woman to fly to the […]

Anthony Llewellyn

Anthony Llewellyn

Status: Deceased 4/22/1933 – 7/2/2013 Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration John Anthony Llewellyn was a Welsh-born American scientist and a former NASA astronaut.

Anthony W. England

Anthony W. England

Status: Retired 5/15/1942 – Nationality: American Type: Government Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Anthony Wayne England better known as Tony England, is an American, former NASA astronaut. Selected in 1967, England was among a group of astronauts who served as backups during the Apollo and Skylab programs. Like most others in his class, he […]

Anton Shkaplerov

Anton Shkaplerov

Status: Active 2/20/1972 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) Anton Nikolaevich Shkaplerov (Russian: Антон Николаевич Шкаплеров) (born February 20, 1972 in Sevastopol, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian cosmonaut. He is a veteran of three spaceflights and is a former Commander of the International Space Station.