Status: Occasional Spaceflight 8/28/1979 – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 9/16/2021 Last Flight: 9/16/2021 Chris Sembroski is an aerospace worker at Lockheed Martin who used to work on Minuteman missiles in the Air Force. Birth date is unknown.
Status: Lost In Flight 9/2/1948 – 1/28/1986 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 1/28/1986 Last Flight: 1/28/1986 Sharon Christa McAuliffe (born Sharon Christa Corrigan; September 2, 1948 – January 28, 1986) was an American teacher and astronaut from Concord, New Hampshire and one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
Status: Retired 3/18/1957 – Nationality: Swedish Type: Government First Flight: 12/10/2006 Last Flight: 8/29/2009 Arne Christer Fuglesang (born March 18, 1957 in Stockholm) is a Swedish physicist and an ESA astronaut. He was first launched aboard the STS-116 Space Shuttle mission on December 10, 2006, at 01:47 GMT, making him the first Swedish citizen in […]
Status: In-Training 11/17/1986 – Nationality: American Type: Government Christina Birch grew up in Gilbert, Arizona, and graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biophysics. After earning a doctorate in biological engineering from MIT, she taught bioengineering at the University of California, Riverside, […]
Status: Active 1/29/1979 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 3/14/2019 Last Flight: 3/14/2019 Christina Hammock Koch (born January 29, 1979) is a NASA astronaut of the class of 2013.
Status: Retired 1/4/1970 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 7/15/2009 Last Flight: 4/9/2020 Christopher John “Chris” Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and United States Navy SEAL. Chris Cassidy achieved the rank of Captain in the U.S. Navy. He was the Chief of the Astronaut Office at NASA from July 2015 until June 2017. […]
Status: Active 9/1/1961 – Nationality: American Type: Commercial First Flight: 9/9/2006 Last Flight: 7/8/2011 Christopher J. Ferguson is a Boeing commercial astronaut and a retired United States Navy Captain and NASA astronaut. He was the pilot of Space Shuttle Atlantis on his first mission to space, STS-115, which launched on September 9, 2006 and returned […]
Status: Active – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 5/25/2023 Last Flight: 5/25/2023 Aerospace engineer, senior manager of Virgin Galactic’s Flight Sciences Engineering team.
Status: Retired 7/9/1960 – Nationality: American Type: Government Christopher Joseph “Gus” Loria is a retired United States Marine Corps Colonel and a medically retired NASA astronaut. He was originally scheduled to fly on STS-113 as pilot; however, he was grounded from spaceflight due to a severe back injury.
Status: In-Training 1/1/1983 – Nationality: American Type: Government Christopher Williams grw up in Potomac, Maryland and graduated from Stanford University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in physics and a doctorate in physics from MIT in 2012, where his research was in astrophysics. Williams is a board-certified medical physicist, completing his residency training at Harvard […]
Status: Retired 9/2/1944 – Nationality: Swiss Type: Government First Flight: 7/31/1992 Last Flight: 12/20/1999 Claude Nicollier is the first astronaut from Switzerland. He has flown on four Space Shuttle missions. His first spaceflight (STS-46) was in 1992, and his final spaceflight (STS-103) was in 1999. He took part in two servicing missions to the Hubble […]
Status: Retired 5/13/1957 – Nationality: French Type: Government First Flight: 8/17/1996 Last Flight: 10/21/2001 Claudie André-Deshays Haigneré (born 13 May 1957) is a French former astronaut with the Centre National d’Études Spatiales and the European Space Agency. She was the first French woman to go the space and the first European woman to visit the […]
Status: Retired 2/23/1959 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/8/2007 Last Flight: 4/5/2010 Clayton Conrad Anderson is a retired NASA astronaut. Launched on STS-117, he replaced Sunita Williams on June 10, 2007 as a member of the ISS Expedition 15 crew.
Status: Lost In Training 9/26/1932 – 10/5/1967 Nationality: American Type: Government Clifton Curtis “C.C.” Williams Jr. was an American naval aviator, test pilot, mechanical engineer, major in the United States Marine Corps, and NASA astronaut, who was killed in a plane crash; he had never been to space. The crash was caused by a mechanical […]
Status: Occasional Spaceflight – Nationality: American Type: Private First Flight: 8/4/2022 Last Flight: 8/4/2022 Clint managed research and technology programs focused primarily on computer science and robotics while in government and in industry. In 1984, he started the Autonomous Land Vehicle project while at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contributing to the development […]