Status: Lost In Flight 3/16/1927 – 4/24/1967 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 10/13/1964 Last Flight: 4/23/1967 Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov (Russian: Влади́мир Миха́йлович Комаро́в, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr mʲɪˈxaɪləvʲɪtɕ kəmɐˈrof]; 16 March 1927 – 24 April 1967) was a Soviet test pilot, aerospace engineer and cosmonaut. In October 1964, he commanded Voskhod 1, the first spaceflight to […]
Status: Retired 3/3/1943 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 10/9/1977 Last Flight: 3/12/1981 Vladimir Vasiliyevich Kovalyonok (Belarusian: Уладзі́мір Васі́льевіч Кавалёнак; Russian: Влади́мир Васи́льевич Ковалёнок; born March 3, 1942 in Beloye, Minsk Oblast, Belorussian SSR, is a retired Soviet cosmonaut. He entered the Soviet space programme on July 5, 1967 and was commander of […]
Status: Deceased 7/20/1941 – 4/19/2018 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 2/25/1979 Last Flight: 8/29/1988 Vladimir Afanasyevich Lyakhov (Russian: Влади́мир Афана́сьевич Ля́хов; 20 July 1941 – 19 April 2018) was a Russian Soviet cosmonaut. He was selected as cosmonaut on 5 May 1967, and retired on 7 September 1994. Lyakhov was the Commander on […]
Status: Retired 9/26/1948 – Nationality: Czech Type: Government First Flight: 3/2/1978 Last Flight: 3/2/1978 Vladimír Remek (born 26 September 1948) is a Czech politician and diplomat as well as a former cosmonaut and military pilot. He flew aboard Soyuz 28 from 2 to 10 March 1978, becoming the first Czechoslovak in space and the only […]
Status: Deceased 12/8/1927 – 6/15/2021 Nationality: Soviet Type: Government First Flight: 1/14/1969 Last Flight: 4/22/1971 Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov (Russian: Владимир Александрович Шаталов; born December 8, 1927) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew three space missions of the Soyuz programme: Soyuz 4, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10. Shatalov was born in Petropavlovsk. From 1971 to […]
Status: Retired 11/11/1946 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 2/8/1984 Last Flight: 3/13/1986 Vladimir Alekseyevich Solovyov (Russian: Влади́мир Алексе́евич Соловьёв; born 11 November 1946) is a former Soviet cosmonaut. He was selected as a cosmonaut on 1 December 1978 and flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz T-10 and Soyuz T-15, spending a total […]
Status: Deceased 3/8/1952 – 7/19/2002 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 9/17/1985 Last Flight: 9/17/1985 Vladimir Vladimirovich Vasyutin (Russian:Влaдимиp Bлaдимиpoвич Васютин, born March 8, 1952, Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, died July 19, 2002) was a Soviet cosmonaut. He was selected as a cosmonaut on December 1, 1978 (TsPK-6). He retired on February 25, […]
Status: Lost In Flight 11/23/1935 – 6/30/1971 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 10/12/1969 Last Flight: 6/6/1971 Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov (Russian: Владисла́в Никола́евич Во́лков; November 23, 1935 – June 30, 1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 11 missions. The second mission terminated fatally. Volkov, on his second […]
Status: Retired 1/8/1942 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 10/14/1976 Last Flight: 10/14/1976 Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Zudov is a retired USSR cosmonaut. He was selected as a cosmonaut on 23 October 1965, flew as Commander on Soyuz 23 on 14–16 October 1976 and retired on 14 May 1987.
Status: Occasional Spaceflight 2/1/1938 – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 7/20/2021 Last Flight: 7/20/2021 Mary Wallace “Wally” Funk is an American aviator and Goodwill Ambassador. She was the first female air safety investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, the first female civilian flight instructor at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and the first female Federal […]
Status: Deceased 3/12/1923 – 5/3/2007 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 10/3/1962 Last Flight: 10/11/1968 Walter Marty Schirra Jr. was an American naval aviator and NASA astronaut. In 1959, he became one of the original seven astronauts chosen for Project Mercury, which was the United States’ first effort to put human beings in space. On […]
Status: Deceased 3/16/1932 – 1/3/2023 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 10/11/1968 Last Flight: 10/11/1968 Ronnie Walter Cunningham was an American astronaut. In 1968, he was a Lunar Module Pilot on the Apollo 7 mission. He was NASA’s third civilian astronaut (after Neil Armstrong and Elliot See), and has also been a fighter pilot, physicist, […]
Status: Active 4/29/1974 – Nationality: Italian Type: Government First Flight: 6/29/2023 Last Flight: 6/29/2023 Italian Air Force mission commander on the Virgin Galactic 01 flight. Backup pilot for the Axiom Space Mission 2, qualified on Soyuz, ISS systems, and Orlan for EVA activities.
Status: Active 1/27/1980 – Nationality: Chinese Type: Government First Flight: 6/11/2013 Last Flight: 10/15/2021 Colonel Wang Yaping is a Chinese military pilot and astronaut. Wang was the second female astronaut to be named by the CNSA, and the second Chinese woman in space. She was a candidate for the space mission Shenzhou 9 in […]
Status: Active 9/16/1985 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/2/2023 Last Flight: 3/2/2023 Warren Woodrow “Woody” Hoburg is an American engineer and NASA astronaut of the class of 2017.