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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 […]

Josh A. Cassada

Josh A. Cassada

Status: Active 7/18/1973 – Nationality: American Type: Government Josh Aaron Cassada is an American physicist, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Prior to his selection to join NASA in 2013, Cassada served as a test pilot in the US Navy, and has over 3,500 hours in more than 40 aircraft, and 23 combat missions. In August […]

Joshua Kutryk

Joshua Kutryk

Status: Active 3/21/1982 – Nationality: Canadian Type: Government Joshua Kutryk, a Royal Canadian Air Force lieutenant colonel, is from Beauvallon, Alberta. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, as well as master’s degrees in space studies, flight test engineering, and defense studies. Prior to joining CSA, Kutryk worked as an experimental test pilot and […]

Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik

Status: Lost In Flight 4/5/1949 – 1/28/1986 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 8/30/1984 Last Flight: 1/28/1986 Judith Arlene Resnik was an American electrical engineer, software engineer, biomedical engineer, pilot and NASA astronaut, who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Recognised while still a child for […]

Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa

Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa

Status: Retired 12/5/1947 – Nationality: Mongolian Type: Government First Flight: 3/22/1981 Last Flight: 3/22/1981 Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa, born 5 December 1947) was the first Mongolian in space. He was selected as part of the eighth Intercosmos program on 1 March 1978, at time he was in the rank of Major General. His backup was […]

Julie Payette

Julie Payette

Status: Retired 10/20/1963 – Nationality: Canadian Type: Government First Flight: 5/27/1999 Last Flight: 7/15/2009 Julie Payette CC CMM COM CQ CD (born October 20, 1963) is the current Governor General of Canada, the 29th since Canadian Confederation. Before assuming office, she was a businesswoman, former member of the Canadian Astronaut Corps, and engineer. Payette has […]

K. Megan McArthur

K. Megan McArthur

Status: Active 8/30/1971 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 5/11/2009 Last Flight: 4/23/2021 Katherine Megan McArthur is an American oceanographer and a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut. She has served as a Capsule Communicator (CAPCOM) for both the space shuttle and space station. Megan McArthur has flown one space shuttle mission, STS-125. […]