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Aleksandr Poleshchuk

Aleksandr Poleshchuk

Status: Retired 10/30/1953 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 1/24/1993 Last Flight: 1/24/1993 Aleksandr Fyodorovich Poleshchuk (Russian: Александр Фёдорович Полещук, born October 30, 1953) is a Russian cosmonaut. In February 1989 he was selected as a test cosmonaut candidate (1989 Cosmonaut Candidates Class, Group 14, Civil Specialists). From September 1989 to January 1991 he […]

Aleksandr Samokutyayev

Aleksandr Samokutyayev

Status: Retired 3/13/1970 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 4/4/2011 Last Flight: 9/25/2014 Aleksandr Mikhailovich Samokutyayev (Александр Михайлович Самокутяев – born 13 March 1970 in Penza / Penza Oblast / Russian SFSR) is a former Russian cosmonaut. Samokutyayev served as a Flight Engineer for the International Space Station (ISS) long duration Expedition 27/28 missions. […]

Aleksandr Serebrov

Aleksandr Serebrov

Status: Deceased 2/15/1944 – 11/12/2013 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 8/19/1982 Last Flight: 7/1/1993 Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Serebrov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Серебро́в, February 15, 1944 – November 12, 2013) was a Soviet cosmonaut. He graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (1967), and was selected as a cosmonaut on December 1, 1978. He retired […]

Aleksandr Skvortsov

Aleksandr Skvortsov

Status: Retired 5/6/1966 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 4/2/2010 Last Flight: 7/20/2019 Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Skvortsov (Russian: Aлександр Aлександрович Скворцов; born May 6, 1966) is a Russian cosmonaut. He has had two spaceflights, which were long-duration missions aboard the International Space Station. His first spaceflight took place from April to September 2010, and was […]

Aleksandr Viktorenko

Aleksandr Viktorenko

Status: Retired 3/29/1947 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 7/22/1987 Last Flight: 10/3/1994 Aleksandr Stepanovich Viktorenko (Александр Степанович Викторенко) is a Soviet cosmonaut. He was born in Olginka, North-Kazakhstan Oblast, Kazakh SSR on March 29, 1947. He is married with two children. He was selected as a cosmonaut on March 23, 1978, and […]

Aleksei Gubarev

Aleksei Gubarev

Status: Deceased 3/29/1931 – 2/21/2015 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 1/10/1975 Last Flight: 3/2/1978 Aleksei Aleksandrovich Gubarev (Russian: Алексе́й Алекса́ндрович Гу́барев; 29 March 1931 – 21 February 2015) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on two space flights: Soyuz 17 and Soyuz 28.

Aleksei Yeliseyev

Aleksei Yeliseyev

Status: Retired 7/13/1934 – Nationality: Soviet Type: Government First Flight: 1/15/1969 Last Flight: 4/22/1971 Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev (Russian: Алексей Станиславович Елисеев; born July 13, 1934) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 5, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10. Aleksei’s father was Lithuanian with […]

Aleksey Ovchinin

Aleksey Ovchinin

Status: Active 9/28/1971 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 3/18/2016 Last Flight: 3/14/2019 Aleksey Nikolayevich Ovchinin born 28 September 1971 in Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russian SFSR is a Russian Air Force Major and cosmonaut, who was selected in 2006. Ovchinin made his first spaceflight in 2016, and was assigned as Commander of Soyuz MS-10 […]

Alexander Gerst

Alexander Gerst

Status: Active 5/3/1976 – Nationality: German Type: Government First Flight: 5/28/2014 Last Flight: 6/6/2018 Alexander Gerst is a German European Space Agency astronaut and geophysicist, who was selected in 2009 to take part in space training. He was part of the International Space Station Expedition 40 and 41 from May to November 2014. Gerst returned […]

Alexander Misurkin

Alexander Misurkin

Status: Active 9/23/1977 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 3/28/2013 Last Flight: 12/8/2021 Alexander Alexanderovich Misurkin (Russian: Aлександр Aлександрович Мисуркин) born on September 23, 1977, a major in the Russian Air Force, is a Russian cosmonaut, selected in 2006. He flew aboard Soyuz TMA-08M on 28 March 2013 as his first space mission, and […]

Alexey Leonov

Alexey Leonov

Status: Deceased 5/30/1934 – 10/11/2019 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 3/18/1965 Last Flight: 7/15/1975 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 First Flight: 7/26/1971 Last Flight: 7/26/1971 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 First Flight: 8/8/2007 Last Flight: 2/24/2011 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: Retired 1/15/1969 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 11/14/2011 Last Flight: 4/9/2020 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 First Flight: 12/21/1987 Last Flight: 12/21/1987 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 […]