Status: Lost In Flight 4/30/1945 – 1/28/1986 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 1/28/1986 Last Flight: 1/28/1986 Michael John Smith was an American astronaut—pilot of the Space Shuttle Challenger when it was destroyed during the STS-51-L mission. All seven crew members died.
Status: Active 5/4/1956 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 9/7/1995 Last Flight: 7/12/2001 Michael Landon Gernhardt is a NASA astronaut and manager of Environmental Physiology Laboratory and principal investigator of the Prebreathe Reduction Program (PRP) at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
Status: Active 5/30/1958 – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 10/20/1995 Last Flight: 4/8/2022 Michael López-Alegría is a Spanish-American astronaut; a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and one International Space Station mission. He is known for having performed ten spacewalks so far in his career, presently holding the second longest all-time EVA duration record […]
Status: Active – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 12/11/2013 Last Flight: 9/8/2023 Mike “Sooch” Masucci was a former U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel and U2 test pilot.
Status: Lost In Flight 12/28/1959 – 2/1/2003 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 1/23/1998 Last Flight: 1/16/2003 Michael Phillip Anderson was a United States Air Force officer and NASA astronaut. Anderson and his six fellow crew members were killed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster when the craft disintegrated during its re-entry into the Earth’s […]
Status: Retired 10/13/1952 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 12/2/1992 Last Flight: 3/22/1996 Michael Richard Uram “Rich” Clifford is a former United States Army officer and NASA astronaut. Clifford is considered a Master Army Aviator and has logged over 3,400 hours flying in a wide variety of fixed and rotary winged aircraft. Clifford retired […]
Status: Active 12/28/1968 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 9/25/2013 Last Flight: 11/16/2020 Michael Scott Hopkins (born December 28, 1968) is a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and a current NASA astronaut. Hopkins was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA Astronaut Group 20. He made his first spaceflight as […]
Status: Occasional Spaceflight 11/21/1971 – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 12/11/2021 Last Flight: 12/11/2021 Michael Strahan is a two-time Emmy award winner, Peabody award-winning journalist, and Super Bowl Champion, who currently serves as a co-anchor on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and host of the top-rated primetime game show “$100,000 Pyramid.” Strahan additionally serves as […]
Status: Retired 10/13/1962 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 5/11/2009 Last Flight: 5/14/2010 Michael Timothy “Bueno” Good is a NASA astronaut and retired commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, holding the rank of Colonel. Mike Good flew aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis for its STS-125 mission. STS-125 was the final Hubble Space Telescope […]
Status: Retired 9/30/1949 – Nationality: French Type: Government First Flight: 7/27/1992 Last Flight: 7/23/1999 Michel Ange-Charles Tognini (born September 30, 1949 in Vincennes, France) is a French test pilot, Brigadier General in the French Air Force, and a former CNES and ESA astronaut. A veteran of two space flights, Tognini has logged a total of […]
Status: Retired 8/19/1962 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/1/2002 Last Flight: 5/11/2009 Michael James Massimino is an American professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia University and a former NASA astronaut. He is the senior advisor of space programs at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Early life Massimino was born August […]
Status: Retired 9/10/1945 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 8/30/1984 Last Flight: 2/28/1990 Richard Michael “Mike” Mullane is an engineer and aircraft pilot, a retired USAF officer. and a former NASA astronaut. During his career, he flew as a mission specialist on STS-41-D, STS-27, and STS-36.
Status: Retired 4/15/1960 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 4/2/2010 Last Flight: 3/27/2015 Mikhail Borisovich Kornienko (Михаил Борисович Корниенко; born 15 April 1960) is a Russian cosmonaut. Kornienko served as a flight engineer on the International Space Station during Expedition 23/24 and was selected along with Scott Kelly for a year-long mission aboard the […]
Status: Retired 3/2/1960 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 8/10/2001 Last Flight: 11/7/2013 Mikhail Vladislavovich Tyurin (Russian: Михаил Владиславович Тюрин) (born March 2, 1960) is a former Russian cosmonaut who flew several missions to the International Space Station and completed four spacewalks during his career. He is called a hero of the Russian Federation […]
Status: Deceased 12/21/1945 – 2/4/2021 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/5/1991 Last Flight: 6/5/1991 Millie Elizabeth Hughes-Fulford was an American medical investigator, molecular biologist and former NASA astronaut who flew aboard a NASA Space Shuttle mission as a Payload Specialist.