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Loren Shriver

Status: Retired 9/23/1944 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 1/24/1985 Last Flight: 7/31/1992 Loren James Shriver is a former NASA astronaut, aviator, and a retired US Air Force Colonel.

Luca Parmitano

Status: Active 9/27/1976 – Nationality: Italian Type: Government First Flight: 5/28/2013 Last Flight: 7/20/2019 Luca Parmitano (born 27 September 1976 in Paternò, Sicily) is an Italian engineer and astronaut in the European Astronaut Corps for the European Space Agency (ESA). The astronauts work on missions at the International Space Station. He was selected as an […]

Luke Delaney

Status: In-Training 1/1/1979 – Nationality: American Type: Government Luke Delaney is a retired US Marine Corps major who grew up in Debary, Florida. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from University of North Florida and a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a distinguished naval aviator who participated […]

Luke Mays

Status: Active – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 5/25/2023 Last Flight: 5/25/2023 Former NASA astronaut instructor, now astronaut instructor at Virgin Galactic.

Mae Jemison

Status: Retired 10/17/1956 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 9/12/1992 Last Flight: 9/12/1992 Mae Carol Jemison is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. After medical school and a […]

Maksim Surayev

Status: Retired 5/24/1972 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 9/30/2009 Last Flight: 5/28/2014 Maksim Viktorovich Surayev (Russian: Максим Викторович Сураев, born May 24, 1972) is a retired Russian cosmonaut and politician. From December 1997 to November 1999, Surayev completed basic space training. In November 1999 he was qualified as a test-cosmonaut. From January 2000 […]

Mamoru Mohri

Status: Retired 1/29/1948 – Nationality: Japanese Type: Government First Flight: 9/12/1992 Last Flight: 2/11/2000 Mamoru “Mark” Mohri (毛利 衛 Mōri Mamoru, born 29 January 1948), AM is a Japanese scientist, a former NASDA astronaut, and a veteran of two NASA space shuttle missions. Mohri was selected by the National Space Development Agency of Japan (now […]

Mannequin Skywalker

Status: Active – Nationality: Earthling Type: Non-Human First Flight: 12/12/2017 Last Flight: 4/14/2021 “Mannequin Skywalker” is a test dummy flown on Blue Origin New Shepard 3’s initial flight test.

Marc Garneau

Status: Retired 2/23/1949 – Nationality: Canadian Type: Government First Flight: 10/5/1984 Last Flight: 12/1/2000 Garneau was one of the first Canadian Astronauts and he became the first Canadian in outer space in October 1984. In 1984, he was seconded to the new Canadian Astronaut Program (CAP), one of six chosen from over 4,000 applicants. He […]

Marc Hagle

Status: Occasional Spaceflight – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 3/31/2022 Last Flight: 3/31/2022 Marc Hagle is president and CEO of Tricor International, a residential and commercial property development corporation.

Marco Alain Sieber

Status: In-Training – Nationality: Swiss Type: Government In 2009, Marco joined the paratrooper training with the Swiss Special Forces Commando at the Swiss Army, where he achieved the military rank of Sergeant. In 2015, he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine from the University of Bern, Switzerland. His doctoral thesis was on robotic surgery […]

Marcos Berríos

Status: In-Training 1/1/1984 – Nationality: American Type: Government Marcos Berríos is a US Air Force major who grew up in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. While a reservist in the Air National Guard, Berríos worked as an aerospace engineer for the US Army Aviation Development Directorate at Moffett Federal Airfield in California. He is a test pilot […]

Marcos Pontes

Status: Active 3/11/1963 – Nationality: Brazilian Type: Government First Flight: 3/30/2006 Last Flight: 3/30/2006 Marcos Cesar Pontes (born March 11, 1963) is a Brazilian Air Force pilot, engineer, AEB astronaut and author. He became the first South American and the first Lusophone to go into space when he launched into the International Space Station aboard […]

Marcus Wandt

Status: In-Training 9/22/1980 – Nationality: Swedish Type: Government Marcus Wandt is a Swedish test pilot and member of the European Space Agency’s 2022 astronaut class reserve.

Margaret Rhea Seddon

Status: Retired 11/8/1947 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 4/12/1985 Last Flight: 10/18/1993 Margaret Rhea Seddon is a physician and retired NASA astronaut. After being selected as part of the first group of astronauts to include women, she flew on three Space Shuttle flights: as mission specialist for STS-51-D and STS-40, and as payload […]