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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 McFall

John McFall

Status: In-Training 4/25/1981 – Nationality: British Type: Government John has a background in sports and exercise science. He completed his bachelor’s degree from Swansea University, UK, in 2004, and his master’s degree from University of Wales Institute in Cardiff, UK, in 2005.  In 2014, John graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the […]

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, […]

Jon McBride

Jon McBride

Status: Retired 8/14/1943 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 10/5/1984 Last Flight: 10/5/1984 Jon Andrew McBride is a retired American naval officer and aviator, fighter pilot, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and a former NASA astronaut.

Jonny Kim

Jonny Kim

Status: Active 2/5/1984 – Nationality: American Type: Government Jonathan Yong Kim is an American physician, Navy SEAL, and NASA astronaut of the class of 2017. He is a recipient of the Silver Star and a Bronze Star, and a graduate of the University of San Diego and Harvard Medical School.

José Hernández

José Hernández

Status: Retired 9/7/1962 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 8/29/2009 Last Flight: 8/29/2009 José Moreno Hernández is an American engineer and former NASA astronaut. After three years and being turned down eleven times for astronaut training by NASA, Hernández was selected in May 2004. Hernández was assigned to the crew of Space Shuttle mission […]

Joseph A. Walker

Joseph A. Walker

Status: Deceased 2/20/1921 – 6/8/1966 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 1/17/1963 Last Flight: 8/22/1963 Joseph Albert Walker was an American World War II pilot, experimental physicist, NASA test pilot, and astronaut. He was one of twelve pilots who flew the North American X-15, an experimental spaceplane jointly operated by the Air Force and NASA.

Joseph M. Acaba

Joseph M. Acaba

Status: Active 5/17/1967 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/15/2009 Last Flight: 9/12/2017 Joseph Michael “Joe” Acaba is an American educator, hydrogeologist, and NASA astronaut. In May 2004 he became the first person of Puerto Rican heritage to be named as a NASA astronaut candidate, when he was selected as a member of NASA […]

Joseph P. Allen

Joseph P. Allen

Status: Retired 6/27/1937 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 11/11/1982 Last Flight: 11/8/1984 Joseph Percival “Joe” Allen IV, Ph.D. is a former NASA astronaut. He logged more than 3,000 hours flying time in jet aircraft. Allen is married to the former Bonnie Jo Darling of Elkhart, Indiana. Their children are David Christopher, born […]

Joseph P. Kerwin

Joseph P. Kerwin

Status: Retired 2/19/1932 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 5/25/1973 Last Flight: 5/25/1973 Joseph Peter Kerwin, M.D. is an American physician and former NASA astronaut, who served as Science Pilot for the Skylab 2 mission from May 25–June 22, 1973. He was the first physician to be selected for astronaut training.

Joseph R. Tanner

Joseph R. Tanner

Status: Retired 1/21/1950 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 11/3/1994 Last Flight: 9/9/2006 Joseph Richard “Joe” Tanner is an American instructor at the University of Colorado Boulder, mechanical engineer, a former naval officer and aviator, and a former NASA astronaut. He was born in Danville, Illinois. He is unusual among astronauts as he did […]