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Ye Guangfu

Ye Guangfu

Status: Active 9/1/1980 – Nationality: Chinese Type: Government First Flight: 10/15/2021 Last Flight: 10/15/2021 Chinese astronaut Ye Guangfu was born in 1980 in the Sichuan province of China. He is an air force pilot and spent four years as an instructor and four years as a jet fighter pilot amassing 1100 hours of flight time. […]

Yelena Kondakova

Yelena Kondakova

Status: Retired 3/30/1957 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 10/3/1994 Last Flight: 5/15/1997 Yelena Vladimirovna Kondakova (Russian: Елена Владимировна Кондакóва; born March 30, 1957) was the third Soviet/Russian female cosmonaut to travel to space and the first woman to make a long-duration spaceflight. Her first trip into space was on Soyuz TM-20 on October […]

Yelena Serova

Yelena Serova

Status: Retired 4/22/1976 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 9/25/2014 Last Flight: 9/25/2014 Yelena Olegovna Serova (Russian: Елена Олеговна Серова, born 22 April 1976) is a Russian politician and former cosmonaut. She was selected as a cosmonaut in 2006 and was assigned in 2011 to Expedition 41, which launched in September 2014 and returned […]

Yevgeny Khrunov

Yevgeny Khrunov

Status: Deceased 9/10/1933 – 5/20/2000 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 1/15/1969 Last Flight: 1/15/1969 Yevgeni Vassilyevich Khrunov (Russian: Евге́ний Васи́льевич Хруно́в; September 10, 1933 – May 20, 2000) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 5/Soyuz 4 mission.

Yi So-yeon

Yi So-yeon

Status: Retired 6/2/1978 – Nationality: South Korean Type: Government First Flight: 4/8/2008 Last Flight: 4/8/2008 Yi So-yeon (born June 2, 1978) is an astronaut and biotechnologist who became the first Korean to fly in space. Yi was one of the two finalists chosen on December 25, 2006 through the Korean Astronaut Program. On September 5, […]

Yozo Hirano

Yozo Hirano

Status: Active 1/1/1985 – Nationality: Japanese Type: Private First Flight: 12/8/2021 Last Flight: 12/8/2021 Born in Ehime Prefecture, Japan in 1985. Yozo joined ZOZO Co. Ltd shortly after graduating from university, in charge of management and casting director of the photography team. After leaving ZOZO, he started working as a producer and manager for Yusaku […]

Yulia Peresild

Yulia Peresild

Status: Active 9/5/1987 – Nationality: Russian Type: Non-Astronaut Passenger First Flight: 10/5/2021 Last Flight: 10/5/2021 Yulia Sergeevna Peresild is a Russian stage and film actress.

Yuri Baturin

Yuri Baturin

Status: Retired 6/12/1949 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 8/13/1998 Last Flight: 4/28/2001 Yuri Mikhailovich Baturin (Russian: Юрий Михайлович Батурин (born 12 June 1949, Moscow, Soviet Union {now Russia})), is a Russian cosmonaut and former politician. Baturin graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1973, and is the former Assistant […]

Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin

Status: Deceased 3/9/1934 – 3/27/1968 Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 4/12/1961 Last Flight: 4/12/1961 Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (Russian: Ю́рий Алексе́евич Гага́рин, IPA: [ˈjʉrʲɪj ɐlʲɪˈksʲejɪvʲɪtɕ ɡɐˈɡarʲɪn]; 9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He became the first human to journey into outer space when his Vostok spacecraft completed one […]

Yuri Gidzenko

Yuri Gidzenko

Status: Retired 3/26/1962 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 9/3/1995 Last Flight: 4/25/2002 Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko (Russian: Гидзенко, Юрий Павлович; born March 26, 1962) is a Russian cosmonaut. He was a test cosmonaut of the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (TsPK). Gidzenko has flown into space three times and has lived on board the […]

Yuri Malenchenko

Yuri Malenchenko

Status: Retired 12/22/1961 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 7/1/1994 Last Flight: 12/15/2015 Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko (Russian: Юрий Иванович Маленченко; born December 22, 1961) is a retired Russian cosmonaut. Malenchenko became the first person to marry in space, on 10 August 2003, when he married Ekaterina Dmitrieva, who was in Texas, while he was […]

Yuri Shargin

Yuri Shargin

Status: Retired 3/20/1960 – Nationality: Russian Type: Government First Flight: 10/14/2004 Last Flight: 10/14/2004 Yuri Georgiyevich Shargin (Russian: Юрий Георгиевич Шаргин) is a retired cosmonaut of the Russian Space Forces. He was selected as a cosmonaut on February 9, 1996. He was selected in 2004, to be the flight engineer on the Soyuz TMA-5 […]