Status: Retired 5/10/1942 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 2/3/1984 Last Flight: 10/3/1985 Robert Lee Stewart is a retired brigadier general of the United States Army and a former NASA astronaut.
Status: Deceased 7/6/1924 – 3/17/2010 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 7/17/1962 Last Flight: 7/17/1962 Robert Michael “Bob” White was an American electrical engineer, test pilot, fighter pilot, and astronaut who was one of twelve pilots that flew in the X-15 experimental spaceplane.
Status: Retired 6/4/1967 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 11/15/2008 Last Flight: 4/23/2021 Robert Shane Kimbrough is a retired United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. He was part of the first group of candidates selected for NASA astronaut training following the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. Kimbrough is a veteran of two spaceflights, […]
Status: Retired 9/22/1965 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 11/16/2009 Last Flight: 11/16/2009 Robert Lee “Bobby” Satcher Jr. is an American physician, chemical engineer, and NASA astronaut. He became the first orthopedic surgeon in space during STS-129. He participated in 2 spacewalks during STS-129, accumulating 12hrs 19min of EVA time. Satcher holds two doctorates […]
Status: Retired 8/17/1953 – Nationality: Canadian Type: Government First Flight: 6/20/1996 Last Flight: 5/27/2009 Robert Brent Thirsk, OC OBC (born August 17, 1953) is a Canadian engineer and physician, and a former Canadian Space Agency astronaut. He holds the Canadian records for the longest space flight (187 days 20 hours) and the most time spent […]
Status: Retired 12/4/1945 – Nationality: Canadian Type: Government First Flight: 1/22/1992 Last Flight: 1/22/1992 Roberta Bondar (born December 4, 1945) is Canada’s first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. Following more than a decade as NASA’s head of space medicine, Bondar became a consultant and speaker in the business, scientific, and medical communities. […]
Status: Active 10/15/1964 – Nationality: Italian Type: Government First Flight: 4/25/2002 Last Flight: 5/16/2011 Roberto Vittori (born 15 October 1964 in Viterbo) is an Italian air force officer and an ESA astronaut. After graduating from the Italian Accademia Aeronautica in 1989, Vittori flew in the Italian Air Force. He then trained as a test pilot […]
Status: Active 5/4/2018 – Nationality: American Type: Monkey When is the next rocket launch? Rocket Monkey is an American web engineer and aspiring astronaut who goes bananas for rocket launches. Rocket Monkey works hard to ensure his fans get the most up-to-date information about the Space Launch Schedule. You can count on Rocket Monkey to […]
Status: Retired 2/19/1952 – Nationality: Mexican Type: Government First Flight: 11/27/1985 Last Flight: 11/27/1985 Rodolfo Neri Vela (born 19 February 1952) is a Mexican scientist and astronaut who flew aboard a NASA Space Shuttle mission in the year 1985. He is the first Mexican, and the second Latin American to have traveled to space.
Status: Lost In Training 2/15/1935 – 1/27/1967 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 1/27/1967 Last Flight: 1/27/1967 Roger Bruce Chaffee was an American naval officer, aviator, and aeronautical engineer who was a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. Along with thirteen other pilots, Chaffee was selected to be an astronaut as part of NASA Astronaut […]
Status: Retired 9/12/1940 – Nationality: American Type: Payload Specialist First Flight: 4/4/1997 Last Flight: 7/1/1997 Roger Keith Crouch (born September 12, 1940) is an American scientist and astronaut who flew as a payload specialist on two NASA Space Shuttle missions in 1997.
Status: Retired 8/9/1971 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 5/27/2009 Last Flight: 12/19/2012 Roman Yurievich Romanenko (Major, Russian Air Force; Russian: Роман Юрьевич Романенко; born August 9, 1971) is a retired cosmonaut at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center. Romanenko was selected as a cosmonaut candidate at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center Cosmonaut Office […]
Status: Deceased 5/24/1951 – 5/9/2008 Nationality: American Type: Payload Specialist First Flight: 12/2/1990 Last Flight: 3/2/1995 Ronald Anthony Parise (May 24, 1951 – May 9, 2008) was an Italian American scientist who flew aboard two NASA Space Shuttle missions as a payload specialist.
Status: Deceased 11/10/1933 – 4/7/1990 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 12/7/1972 Last Flight: 12/7/1972 Ronald Ellwin Evans Jr. was an American naval officer and aviator, electrical engineer, aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut, also one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. Evans was selected as an astronaut by NASA as […]
Status: Retired 10/30/1961 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 5/31/2008 Last Flight: 4/4/2011 Ronald John Garan Jr. is a NASA astronaut. After graduating from State University of New York College at Oneonta in 1982, he joined the Air Force, becoming a Second Lieutenant in 1984. He became an F-16 pilot, and flew combat missions […]