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Astronaut Biographies

 Here are detailed Astronaut Biographies. These individuals have been selected by NASA and are eligible for selection to Space Shuttle crew positions, such as commander, pilot, or mission specialist, or for selection to International Space Station crew positions, such as commander or flight engineer. "Former NASA astronauts" refers to inactive career NASA astronauts no longer in active service.

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Astronaut Selection Year
Adamson, James C. 1984
Akers, Thomas D. 1987
Aldrin, Buzz 1963
Allen, Andrew M. 1987
Allen, Joseph P. 1967
Altman, Scott D. 1995
Anders, William A. 1963
Anderson, Clayton C. 1998
Anderson, Michael P. 1995
Antonelli, Dominic A. 2000
Apt, Jerome 1985
Archambault, Lee J. 1998
Armstrong, Neil A. 1962
Ashby, Jeffrey S. 1995
 
Bagian, James P. 1980
Baker, Ellen S. 1984
Baker, Michael A. 1985
Barratt, Michael R. 2000
Barry, Daniel T. 1992
Bassett, Charles A., II 1963
Bean, Alan L. 1963
Behnken, Robert L. 2000
Blaha, John E. 1980
Bloomfield, Michael J. 1995
Bluford, Guion S., Jr. 1978
Bobko, Karol J. 1969
Boe, Eric A. 2000
Bolden, Charles F., Jr. 1980
Borman, Frank 1962
Bowen, Stephen G. 2000
Bowersox, Kenneth D. 1987
Brady, Charles E., Jr. 1992
Brand, Vance D. 1966
Brandenstein, Daniel C. 1978
Bridges, Roy D., Jr. 1980
Brown, Curtis L., Jr. 1987
Brown, David M. 1996
Brown, Mark N. 1984
Buchli, James F. 1978
Bull, John S. 1966
Burbank, Daniel C. 1996
Bursch, Daniel W. 1990
 
Cabana, Robert D. 1985
Cagle, Yvonne D. 1996
Caldeiro, Fernando (Frank) 1996
Caldwell, Tracy E. 1998
Camarda, Charles J. 1996
Cameron, Kenneth D. 1984
Carey, Duane G. 1996
Carpenter, M. Scott 1959
Carr, Gerald P. 1966
Carter, Manley Lanier, Jr. 1984
Casper, John H. 1984
Cernan, Eugene A. 1963
Chaffee, Roger B. 1963
Chamitoff, Gregory E. 1998
Chang-Dìaz, Franklin R. 1980
Chapman, Philip K. 1967
Chawla, Kalpana 1995
Cheli, Maurizio (ESA) 1992
Chiao, Leroy 1990
Chrétien, Jean-Loup 1995
Chilton, Kevin P. 1987
Clark, Laurel B. 1996
Cleave, Mary L. 1980
Clervoy, Jean-François (ESA) 1992
Clifford, Michael R. 1990
Coats, Michael L. 1978
Cockrell, Kenneth D. 1990
Coleman, Catherine G. 1992
Collins, Eileen M. 1990
Collins, Michael 1963
Conrad, Charles, Jr. 1962
Cooper, L. Gordon, Jr. 1959
Covey, Richard O. 1978
Creamer, Timothy J. 1998
Creighton, John O. 1978
Crippen, Robert L. 1969
Culbertson, Frank L., Jr. 1984
Cunningham, Walter 1963
Curbeam, Robert L., Jr. 1995
Currie, Nancy J. 1990
 
Davis, N. Jan 1987
Doi, Takao (NASDA) 1995
Drew, B. Alvin 2000
Duffy, Brian 1985
Duke, Charles M., Jr. 1966
Dunbar, Bonnie J. 1980
Duque, Pedro (ESA) 1996
 
Edwards, Joe F., Jr. 1995
Eisele, Donn F. 1963
England, Anthony W. 1967
Engle, Joe H. 1966
Evans, Ronald E. 1966
Eyharts, Léopold (ESA) 1998
 
Fabian, John M. 1978
Ferguson, Christopher J. 1998
Feustel, Andrew J. 2000
Fincke, E. Michael 1996
Fisher, Anna L. 1978
Fisher, William F. 1980
Foale, C. Michael 1987
Ford, Kevin A. 2000
Foreman, Michael J. 1998
Forrester, Patrick G. 1996
Fossum, Michael E. 1998
Freeman, Theodore C. 1963
Frick, Stephen N. 1996
Fuglesang, Christer (ESA) 1996
Fullerton, Charles G. 1969
 
Garan, Ronald J., Jr. 2000
Gardner, Dale A. 1978
Gardner, Guy S. 1980
Garneau, Marc (CSA) 1992
Garriott, Owen K. 1965
Gemar, Charles D. 1985
Gernhardt, Michael L. 1992
Gibson, Edward G. 1965
Gibson, Robert L. 1978
Givens, Edward G., Jr. 1966
Glenn, John H., Jr. 1959
Godwin, Linda M. 1985
Good, Michael T. 2000
Gordon, Richard F., Jr. 1963
Gorie, Dominic L. 1995
Grabe, Ronald J. 1980
Graveline, Duane E. 1965
Gregory, Frederick D. 1978
Gregory, William G. 1990
Griggs, S. David 1978
Grissom, Virgil I. 1959
Grunsfeld, John M. 1992
Guidoni, Umberto (ESA) 1996
Gutierrez, Sidney M. 1984
 
Hadfield, Chris A. (CSA) 1992
Haise, Fred W., Jr. 1966
Halsell, James D., Jr. 1990
Ham, Kenneth T. 1998
Hammond, L. Blaine, Jr. 1984
Harbaugh, Gregory J. 1987
Harris, Bernard A., Jr. 1990
Hart, Terry J. 1978
Hartsfield, Henry W., Jr. 1969
Hauck, Frederick H. 1978
Hawley, Steven A. 1978
Helms, Susan J. 1990
Henize, Karl G. 1967
Henricks, Terence T. 1985
Herrington, John B. 1996
Hieb, Richard J. 1985
Higginbotham, Joan E. 1996
Hilmers, David C. 1980
Hire, Kathryn P. 1995
Hobaugh, Charles O. 1996
Hoffman, Jeffrey A. 1978
Holmquest, Donald L. 1967
Horowitz, Scott J. 1992
Hurley, Douglas G. 2000
Husband, Rick D. 1995
 
Irwin, James B. 1966
Ivins, Marsha S. 1984
 
Jemison, Mae C. 1987
Jernigan, Tamara E. 1985
Jett, Brent W. 1992
Johnson, Gregory C. 1998
Johnson, Gregory H. 1998
Jones, Thomas D. 1990
 
Kavandi, Janet L. 1995
Kelly, James M. 1996
Kelly, Mark E. 1996
Kelly, Scott J. 1996
Kerwin, Joseph P. 1965
Kilrain, Susan L. 1995
Kopra, Timothy L. 2000
Kregel Kevin R. 1992
 
Lawrence, Wendy B. 1992
Lee, Mark C. 1984
Leestma, David C. 1980
Lenoir, William B. 1967
Lind, Don L. 1966
Lindsey, Steven W. 1995
Linenger, Jerry M. 1992
Linnehan, Richard M. 1992
Llewellyn, John A. 1967
Lockhart, Paul S. 1996
Lopez-Alegria, Michael E. 1992
Loria, Christopher J. 1996
Lounge, John M. 1980
Lousma, Jack R. 1966
Love, Stanley G. 1998
Lovell, James A., Jr. 1962
Low, G. David 1984
Lu, Edward T. 1995
Lucid, Shannon W. 1978
 
MacLean, Steven G. (CSA) 1996
Magnus, Sandra H. 1996
Massimino, Michael J. 1996
Mastracchio, Richard A. 1996
Mattingly, Thomas K., II 1966
McArthur, K. Megan 2000
McArthur, William S., Jr. 1990
McBride, Jon A. 1978
McCandless, Bruce, II 1966
McCool, William C. 1996
McCulley, Michael J. 1984
McDivitt, James A. 1962
McMonagle, Donald R. 1987
McNair, Ronald E. 1978
Meade, Carl J. 1985
Melnick, Bruce E. 1987
Melroy, Pamela A. 1995
Melvin, Leland D. 1998
Michel, F. Curtis 1965
Mitchell, Edgar D. 1966
Mohri, Mamoru (NASDA) 1996
Morgan, Barbara R. 1998
Morin, Lee M. 1996
Mullane, Richard M. 1978
Musgrave, Story 1967
 
Nagel, Steven R. 1978
Nelson, George D. 1978
Nespoli, Paolo (ESA) 1998
Newman, James H. 1990
Nicollier, Claude (ESA) 1980
Noguchi, Soichi (NASDA) 1996
Noriega, Carlos I. 1995
Nowak, Lisa M. 1996
Nyberg, Karen L. 2000
 
Ochoa, Ellen 1990
O'Connor, Bryan D. 1980
O'Leary, Brian T. 1967
Oefelein, William A. 1998
Olivas, John D. 1998
Onizuka, Ellison S. 1978
Oswald, Stephen S. 1985
Overmyer, Robert F. 1969
 
Parazynski, Scott E. 1992
Parker, Robert A. R. 1967
Patrick, Nicholas J. M. 1998
Payette, Julie (CSA) 1996
Perrin, Philippe (CNES) 1996
Peterson, Donald H. 1969
Pettit, Donald R. 1996
Phillips, John L. 1996
Pogue, William R. 1966
Poindexter, Alan G. 1998
Polansky, Mark L. 1996
Pontes, Marcos (Brazil) 1998
Precourt, Charles J. 1990
 
Readdy, William F. 1987
Reightler, Kenneth S., Jr. 1987
Reilly, James F. 1995
Reisman, Garrett E. 1998
Resnik, Judith A. 1978
Richards, Paul W. 1996
Richards, Richard N. 1980
Ride, Sally K. 1978
Robertson, Patricia C. Hilliard 1998
Robinson, Stephen K. 1995
Rominger, Kent V. 1992
Roosa, Stuart A. 1966
Ross, Jerry L. 1980
Runco, Mario, Jr. 1987
 
Schirra, Walter M., Jr. 1959
Schlegel, Hans (ESA) 1998
Schmitt, Harrison H. 1965
Schweickart, Russell L. 1963
Scobee, Francis R. 1978
Scott, David R. 1963
Scott, Winston E. 1992
Searfoss, Richard A. 1990
Seddon, Margaret Rhea 1978
See, Elliot M., Jr. 1962
Sega, Ronald M. 1990
Sellers, Piers J. 1996
Shaw, Brewster H., Jr. 1978
Shepard, Alan B., Jr. 1959
Shepherd, William M. 1984
Shriver, Loren J. 1978
Slayton, Donald K. 1959
Smith, Michael J. 1980
Smith, Steven L. 1992
Spring, Sherwood C. 1980
Springer, Robert C. 1980
Stafford, Thomas P. 1962
Stefanyshyn-Piper, Heidemarie M. 1996
Stewart, Robert L. 1978
Stott, Nicole P. 2000
Sturckow, Frederick W. 1995
Sullivan, Kathryn D. 1978
Swanson, Steven R. 1998
Swigert, John L., Jr. 1966
 
Tani, Daniel M. 1996
Tanner, Joseph R. 1992
Thagard, Norman E. 1978
Thiele, Gerhard (ESA) 1996
Thirsk, Robert B. (CSA) 1998
Thomas, Andrew S. W. 1992
Thomas, Donald A. 1990
Thorne, Stephen D. 1985
Thornton, Kathryn C. 1984
Thornton, William E. 1967
Thuot, Pierre J. 1985
Tognini, Michel (ESA) 1995
Truly, Richard H. 1969
Tryggvason, Bjarni V. (CSA) 1998
 
Van Hoften, James D. A. 1978
Veach, Charles Lacy 1984
Virts, Terry W., Jr. 2000
Vittori, Roberto (ESA) 1998
Voss, James S. 1987
Voss, Janice E. 1990
 
Walheim, Rex J. 1996
Walker, David M. 1978
Wakata, Koichi (NASDA) 1992
Walz, Carl E. 1990
Weber, Mary E. 1992
Weitz, Paul J. 1966
Wetherbee, James D. 1984
Wheelock, Douglas H. 1998
White, Edward H., II 1962
Whitson, Peggy A. 1996
Wilcutt, Terrence W. 1990
Williams, Clifton C., Jr. 1963
Williams, David R. (CSA) 1995
Williams, Donald E. 1978
Williams, Jeffrey N. 1996
Williams, Sunita L. 1998
Wilmore, Barry E. 2000
Wilson, Stephanie D. 1996
Wisoff, Peter J. K. 1990
Wolf, David A. 1990
Woodward III, Neil W. 1998
Worden, Alfred M. 1966
 
Young, John W. 1962
 
Zamka, George D. 1998

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