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Musa Manarov

Musa Manarov

Status: Retired 3/22/1951 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 12/21/1987 Last Flight: 12/2/1990 Musa Khiramanovich Manarov (Russian: Муса Хираманович Манаров; born March 22, 1951 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR) is a former cosmonaut who spent 541 days in space. From December 21, 1987 to December 21, 1988 he flew as flight engineer on Soyuz TM-4. […]

Nancy J. Currie-Gregg

Nancy J. Currie-Gregg

Status: Retired 12/29/1958 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/21/1993 Last Flight: 3/1/2002 Nancy Jane Currie-Gregg is an engineer, United States Army officer and a NASA astronaut. Currie-Gregg has served in the United States Army for over 22 years and holds the rank of colonel. With NASA, she has participated in four space shuttle […]

Naoko Yamazaki

Naoko Yamazaki

Status: Retired 12/27/1970 – Nationality: Japanese Type: Government First Flight: 4/5/2010 Last Flight: 4/5/2010 Naoko Yamazaki is a former Japanese astronaut at JAXA, the second Japanese woman to qualify for the program. The first was Chiaki Mukai.

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong

Status: Deceased 8/5/1930 – 8/25/2012 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/16/1966 Last Flight: 7/16/1969 Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

Neil Woodward

Neil Woodward

Status: Retired 7/26/1962 – Nationality: American Type: Government Neil W. Woodward III is an American Naval officer and a former NASA astronaut.

Nicholas Patrick

Nicholas Patrick

Status: Retired 11/19/1964 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 12/10/2006 Last Flight: 2/8/2010 Nicholas James MacDonald Patrick, Ph.D. is a British-American engineer and a former NASA astronaut. His flight on the 2006 Discovery STS-116 mission made him the fourth person born in the United Kingdom to go into space.

Nichole Ayers

Nichole Ayers

Status: In-Training 1/1/1989 – Nationality: American Type: Government Nichole Ayers is a US Air Force major who graduated from the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a minor in Russian. She later earned a master’s degree in computational and applied mathematics from Rice University. Ayers […]

Nick Hague

Nick Hague

Status: Active 9/24/1975 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 10/11/2018 Last Flight: 3/14/2019 Tyler Nicklaus Hague is an American Flight Test Engineer and a NASA astronaut of the class of 2013. Selected to be a flight engineer of Expedition 57 / 58 to the International Space Station, he launched on board Soyuz MS-10, which […]

Nicole Aunapu Mann

Nicole Aunapu Mann

Status: Active 6/27/1977 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 10/5/2022 Last Flight: 10/5/2022 Nicole Victoria Aunapu Mann is an American test pilot and NASA astronaut. She is an F/A-18 Hornet pilot, and a graduate of the US Naval Academy, Stanford University and the US Naval Test Pilot School. She has over 2,500 flight hours […]

Nicole Stott

Nicole Stott

Status: Retired 11/19/1962 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 8/29/2009 Last Flight: 2/24/2011 Nicole Marie Passonno Stott is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. She served as a Flight Engineer on ISS Expedition 20 and Expedition 21 and was a Mission Specialist on STS-128 and STS-133. After 27 years of working at NASA, […]

Nie Haisheng

Nie Haisheng

Status: Active 10/13/1964 – Nationality: Chinese Type: Government First Flight: 10/12/2005 Last Flight: 6/17/2021 Nie Haisheng is a Chinese military pilot and CNSA astronaut. In 1998, he was selected for the Chinese spaceflight program and was one of three candidates who were part of the final group to train for the Shenzhou 5 flight, […]

Nikolai Budarin

Nikolai Budarin

Status: Retired 4/29/1963 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 6/27/1995 Last Flight: 11/23/2002 Nikolai Mikhailovich Budarin (Russian: Николай Михайлович Бударин) (born April 29, 1953 in Kirya, Chuvashia) is a retired Russian cosmonaut, a veteran of three extended space missions aboard the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station. He has also performed eight […]

Nikolai Chub

Status: Active 6/10/1984 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Nikolai Aleksandrovich Chub (Николай Александрович Чуб) is a Russian cosmonaut. He was selected to cosmonaut corps in 2012. ISS-69 expedition will be the first spaceflight for Chub.

Nikolai Tikhonov

Nikolai Tikhonov

Status: Retired 5/23/1982 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Nikolay Vladimirovich Tikhonov (Russian: Николай В. Тихонов) was born May 23, 1982. He is a former Russian cosmonaut, selected in 2006. He was selected as a backup flight engineer for Soyuz MS-02. He was made a prime crew member of Soyuz MS-04 but, due to Russian […]

Nikolay Rukavishnikov

Nikolay Rukavishnikov

Status: Deceased 9/18/1932 – 10/19/2002 Nationality: Soviet Type: Government First Flight: 4/22/1971 Last Flight: 4/10/1979 Nikolay Nikolayevich Rukavishnikov was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew three space missions of the Soyuz programme: Soyuz 10, Soyuz 16, and Soyuz 33. Two of these missions, Soyuz 10 and Soyuz 33 were intended to dock with Salyut space stations, […]