Status: Active 8/27/1984 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government Anna Yuryevna Kikina is a Russian engineer and test cosmonaut, selected in 2012. Kikina is assigned to Crew-5 mission which is to launch in 2022. The seat was arranged as a part of exchange agreement between Roscosmos and NASA, allowing Russian cosmonaut to fly on US vehicle […]
Status: Retired 8/24/1949 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 11/8/1984 Last Flight: 11/8/1984 Anna Lee Fisher (née Tingle) is an American chemist, emergency physician, and a former NASA astronaut. Formerly married to fellow astronaut Bill Fisher, and the mother of two children, in 1984 she became the first mother in space. Fisher was formerly […]
Status: In-Training – Nationality: American Type: Private Anna Menon is a Lead Space Operations Engineer at SpaceX, where she manages the development of crew operations and serves in mission control as both a Mission Director and crew communicator. During her tenure at SpaceX, she has led the implementation of Dragon’s crew capabilities, helped create the […]
Status: Active 6/7/1979 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 12/3/2018 Last Flight: 12/3/2018 Anne Charlotte McClain is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army currently assigned to NASA Astronaut Group 21.
Status: Retired 9/12/1966 – Nationality: Iranian Type: Non-Astronaut Passenger First Flight: 9/18/2006 Last Flight: 9/18/2006 Anousheh Ansari (born September 12, 1966) is an Iranian-American engineer. On September 18, 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, she became the first Iranian in space. Ansari was the fourth overall self-funded space tourist, and the first self-funded […]
Status: Deceased 4/22/1933 – 7/2/2013 Nationality: American Type: Government John Anthony Llewellyn was a Welsh-born American scientist and a former NASA astronaut.
Status: Retired 5/15/1942 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 7/29/1985 Last Flight: 7/29/1985 Anthony Wayne England better known as Tony England, is an American, former NASA astronaut. Selected in 1967, England was among a group of astronauts who served as backups during the Apollo and Skylab programs. Like most others in his class, he […]
Status: Active 2/20/1972 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 11/14/2011 Last Flight: 10/5/2021 Anton Nikolaevich Shkaplerov (Russian: Антон Николаевич Шкаплеров) (born February 20, 1972 in Sevastopol, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian cosmonaut. He is a veteran of three spaceflights and is a former Commander of the International Space Station.
Status: Retired 1/29/1942 – Nationality: Cuban Type: Government First Flight: 9/18/1980 Last Flight: 9/18/1980 Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez (born January 29, 1942) is a Cuban military officer, legislator, and former cosmonaut and the first person of African heritage in space. As a member of the crew of Soyuz 38, he became the first Cuban citizen and […]
Status: Retired 2/1/1976 – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 10/13/2021 Last Flight: 10/13/2021 Audrey Powers is the Vice President of Legal & Compliance for Blue Origin. Ms. Powers received a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical engineering from Purdue University and worked as an engineer for almost 10 years prior to becoming a lawyer. […]
Status: Retired 11/28/1951 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 8/8/2007 Last Flight: 8/8/2007 Barbara Radding Morgan is an American teacher and a former NASA astronaut. She participated in the Teacher in Space program as backup to Christa McAuliffe for the 1986 ill-fated STS-51-L mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger. She then trained as a […]
Status: Active 12/29/1962 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 11/16/2009 Last Flight: 9/25/2014 Barry Eugene “Butch” Wilmore is a NASA astronaut and United States Navy test pilot. He has had two spaceflights, the first of which was an 11-day Space Shuttle mission in November 2009, to the International Space Station. Wilmore was designated as […]
Status: Retired 6/26/1956 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 4/26/1993 Last Flight: 2/3/1995 Bernard Anthony Harris Jr. is a former NASA astronaut. On February 9, 1995, Harris became the first African American to perform an extra-vehicular activity (spacewalk), during the second of his two Space Shuttle flights.
Status: Retired 8/2/1949 – Nationality: Hungarian Type: Government First Flight: 5/26/1980 Last Flight: 5/26/1980 Bertalan Farkas (born August 2, 1949) is the first Hungarian cosmonaut and the first Esperantist in space. He is currently the president of Airlines Service and Trade. With Charles Simonyi’s space travel, Farkas is no longer the only Hungarian who has […]
Status: Retired 5/30/1980 – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 2/22/2019 Last Flight: 7/11/2021 Beth Moses is Chief Astronaut Instructor and Interiors Program Manager for Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo program, and is a commercial astronaut. She was the first woman to make a spaceflight on a commercially launched vehicle, the VSS Unity VF-01 flight of 22 […]