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John B. McKay

John B. McKay

Status: Deceased 12/8/1922 – 4/27/1975 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 9/28/1965 Last Flight: 9/28/1965 John Barron McKay was an American naval officer, World War II pilot, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and astronaut. He flew the X-15 experimental spaceplane to over 50 miles in altitude on Flight 150.

John Casper

John Casper

Status: Retired 7/9/1943 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 2/28/1990 Last Flight: 5/19/1996 John Howard Casper is an American astronaut and United States Air Force pilot.

John D. Olivas

John D. Olivas

Status: Retired 5/25/1966 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/8/2007 Last Flight: 8/29/2009 John Daniel “Danny” Olivas is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut. Olivas has flown on two space shuttle missions, STS-117 and STS-128. He performed EVAs on both missions, totaling 34hrs 28min. In 2013 Olivas joined the University of […]

John E. Blaha

John E. Blaha

Status: Retired 8/26/1942 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/13/1989 Last Flight: 9/16/1996 John Elmer Blaha is a retired United States Air Force colonel and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of five space missions aboard the Space Shuttle and Mir. Blaha is married to the former Brenda I. Walters of […]

John Glenn

John Glenn

Status: Deceased 7/18/1921 – 12/8/2016 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 2/20/1962 Last Flight: 10/29/1998 Colonel John Herschel Glenn Jr. was a United States Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician. He was the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times in 1962. Following his retirement from NASA, he served from […]

John Herrington

John Herrington

Status: Retired 9/14/1958 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 11/23/2002 Last Flight: 11/23/2002 John Bennett Herrington is a retired United States Naval Aviator and former NASA astronaut. In 2002, Herrington became the first enrolled member of a Native American tribe to fly in space.

John L. Phillips

John L. Phillips

Status: Active 4/15/1951 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 4/19/2001 Last Flight: 3/15/2009 John Lynch Phillips is a NASA astronaut. Phillips is also a Naval Aviator and retired captain, United States Navy Reserve. Phillips has received numerous awards and special honors. He is a National Merit Scholar, graduated 2nd in his class of 906 […]

John M. Fabian

John M. Fabian

Status: Retired 1/28/1939 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/18/1983 Last Flight: 6/17/1985 John McCreary Fabian is a former NASA astronaut, Air Force officer, and director who flew two space shuttle missions and on the development of the shuttle’s robotic arm. He later led the Air Force’s space operations.

John M. Grunsfeld

John M. Grunsfeld

Status: Retired 10/10/1958 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/2/1995 Last Flight: 5/11/2009 John Mace Grunsfeld is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of five Space Shuttle flights and has served as NASA Chief Scientist. His academic background includes research in high energy astrophysics, cosmic ray physics and […]

John M. Lounge

John M. Lounge

Status: Deceased 6/28/1946 – 3/1/2011 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 8/27/1985 Last Flight: 12/2/1990 ohn Michael “Mike” Lounge was an American engineer, a United States Navy officer, a Vietnam War veteran, and a NASA astronaut. A veteran of three Space Shuttle flights, Lounge logged over 482 hours in space. He was a mission specialist […]

John Oliver Creighton

John Oliver Creighton

Status: Retired 4/28/1943 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/17/1985 Last Flight: 9/12/1991 John Oliver Creighton is a former NASA astronaut who flew three Space Shuttle missions.

John S. Bull

John S. Bull

Status: Deceased 9/25/1934 – 8/11/2008 Nationality: American Type: Government John Sumter Bull, Ph.D. was an American naval officer and aviator, fighter pilot, test pilot, mechanical and aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut.

John Shoffner

John Shoffner

Status: In-Training 7/27/1955 – Nationality: American Type: Private John Shoffner is an American space tourist. He is according to Axiom Space a pilot, champion GT racer, and active supporter of life science research from Knoxville, Tennessee. Before creating his own motorsports team J2-Racing with his wife Janine, Shoffner was a businessman. He had a […]

John Young

John Young

Status: Deceased 9/24/1930 – 1/5/2018 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/23/1965 Last Flight: 11/28/1983 John Watts Young was an American astronaut, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and aeronautical engineer. He became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as Commander of the Apollo 16 mission in 1972. Young enjoyed the longest career […]

John-David F. Bartoe

John-David F. Bartoe

Status: Retired 11/17/1944 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 7/29/1985 Last Flight: 7/29/1985 John-David Francis Bartoe (born November 17, 1944 in Abington, Pennsylvania) is an American astrophysicist. He is the Research Manager for the International Space Station (ISS) at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. He provides oversight for the Program Manager concerning the research capability, […]