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Complete Biography List (Frames)
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These biographies are prepared by the Astronaut Office and Space Educators' Handbookof the Johnson Space Center.

Additional information on all current, former, and deceased astronauts is contained in a NASA information summary entitled Astronaut Fact Book. Please see the More About Astronauts page for more info.


8

Astronaut

Selection Year

     Group     

Status

 

 

 

 

Adamson, James C.

1994

10

Former

Akers, Thomas D.

19 7

12

Former

Aldrin, Buzz

1963

3

Former

Allen, Andrew M.

1987

12

Former

Allen, Joseph P.

1967

6

Former

Altman, Scott D.

1995

15

Current

Anders, William A.

1963

3

Former

Anderson, Clayton C.

1998

17

Candidate

Anderson, Michael P.

1995

15

Current

Antonelli, Dominic A.

2000

15

Current

Apt, Jerome

1985

11

Former

Archambault, Lee J.

1998

17

Candidate

Armstrong, Neil A.

1962

2

Former

Ashby, Jeffrey S.

1995

15

Current

 

 

 

 

Bagian, James P.

1980

9

Former

Baker, Ellen S.

1984

10

Current

Baker, Michael A.

1985

11

Current

Barry, Daniel T.

1992

14

Current

Bassett, Charles A., II

1963

3

Deceased

Bean, Alan L.

1963

3

Former

Blaha, John E.

1980

9

Former

Bloomfield, Michael J.

1995

15

Current

Bluford, Guion S., Jr.

1978

8

Former

Bobko, Karol J.

1969

7

Former

Bolden, Charles F., Jr.

1980

9

Former

Borman, Frank

1962

2

Former

Bowersox, Kenneth D.

1987

12

Current

Brady, Charles E., Jr.

1992

14

Current

Brand, Vance D.

1966

5

Former

Brandenstein, Daniel C.

1978

8

Former

Bridges, Roy D., Jr.

1980

9

Former

Brown, Curtis L., Jr.

1987

12

Current

Brown, David M.

1996

16

Current

Brown, Mark N.

1984

10

Former

Buchli, James F.

1978

8

Former

Bull, John S.

1966

5

Former

Burbank, Daniel C.

1996

16

Current

Bursch, Daniel W.

1990

13

Current

 

 

 

 

Cabana, Robert D.

1985

11

Current

Cagle, Yvonne D.

1996

16

Current

Caldeiro, Fernando (Frank)

1996

16

Current

Caldwell, Tracy E.

1998

17

Candidate

Camarda, Charles J.

1996

16

Current

Cameron, Kenneth D.

1984

10

Former

Carey, Duane G.

1996

16

Current

Carpenter, M. Scott

1959

1

Former

Carr, Gerald P.

1966

5

Former

Carter, Manley Lanier, Jr.

1984

10

Deceased

Casper, John H.

1984

10

Former

Cernan, Eugene A.

1963

3

Former

Chaffee, Roger B.

1963

3

Deceased

Chamitoff, Gregory E.

1998

17

Candidate

Chang-Dìaz, Franklin R.

1980

9

Current

Chapman, Philip K.

1967

6

Former

Chawla, Kalpana

1995

15

Current

Cheli, Maurizio (ESA)

1992

14

Former

Chiao, Leroy

1990

13

Current

Chrétien, Jean-Loup (CNES)

1995

15

Current

Chilton, Kevin P.

1987

12

Former

Clark, Laurel B.

1996

16

Current

Cleave, Mary L.

1980

9

Former

Clervoy, Jean-François (ESA)

1992

14

Current

Clifford, Michael R.

1990

13

Former

Coats, Michael L.

1978

8

Former

Cockrell, Kenneth D.

1990

13

Current

Coleman, Catherine G.

1992

14

Current

Collins, Eileen M.

1990

13

Current

Collins, Michael

1963

3

Former

Conrad, Charles, Jr.

1962

2

Deceased

Cooper, L. Gordon, Jr.

1959

1

Former

Covey, Richard O.

1978

8

Former

Creamer, Timothy J.

1998

17

Candidate

Creighton, John O.

1978

8

Former

Crippen, Robert L.

1969

7

Former

Culbertson, Frank L., Jr.

1984

10

Current

Cunningham, Walter

1963

3

Former

Curbeam, Robert L., Jr.

1995

15

Current

Currie, Nancy J.

1990

13

Current

 

 

 

 

Davis, N. Jan

1987

12

Current

Doi, Takao (NASDA)

1995

15

Current

Duffy, Brian

1985

11

Current

Duke, Charles M., Jr.

1966

5

Former

Dunbar, Bonnie J.

1980

9

Current

Duque, Pedro (ESA)

1996

16

Current

 

 

 

 

Edwards, Joe F., Jr.

1995

15

Current

Eisele, Donn F.

1963

3

Deceased

England, Anthony W.

1967

6

Former

Engle, Joe H.

1966

5

Former

Evans, Ronald E.

1966

5

Deceased

Eyharts, Léopold (ESA)

1998

17

Candidate

 

 

 

 

Fabian, John M.

1978

8

Former

Ferguson, Christopher J.

1998

17

Candidate

Fincke, E. Michael

1996

16

Current

Fisher, Anna L.

1978

8

Current

Fisher, William F.

1980

9

Former

Foale, C. Michael

1987

12

Current

Foreman, Michael J.

1998

17

Candidate

Forrester, Patrick G.

1996

16

Current

Fossum, Michael E.

1998

17

Candidate

Freeman, Theodore C.

1963

3

Deceased

Frick, Stephen N.

1996

16

Current

Fuglesang, Christer (ESA)

1996

16

Current

Fullerton, Charles G.

1969

7

Former

 

 

 

 

Gardner, Dale A.

1978

8

Former

Gardner, Guy S.

1980

9

Former

Garneau, Marc (CSA)

1992

14

Current

Garriott, Owen K.

1965

4

Former

Gemar, Charles D.

1985

11

Former

Gernhardt, Michael L.

1992

14

Current

Gibson, Edward G.

1965

4

Former

Gibson, Robert L.

1978

8

Former

Givens, Edward G., Jr.

1966

5

Deceased

Glenn, John H., Jr.

1959

1

Former

Godwin, Linda M.

1985

11

Current

Gordon, Richard F., Jr.

1963

3

Former

Gorie, Dominic L.

1995

15

Current

Grabe, Ronald J.

1980

9

Former

Graveline, Duane E.

1965

4

Former

Gregory, Frederick D.

1978

8

Former

Gregory, William G.

1990

13

Former

Griggs, S. David

1978

8

Deceased

Grissom, Virgil I.

1959

1

Deceased

Grunsfeld, John M.

1992

14

Current

Guidoni, Umberto (ESA)

1996

16

Current

Gutierrez, Sidney M.

1984

10

Former

 

 

 

 

Hadfield, Chris A. (CSA)

1992

14

Current

Haise, Fred W., Jr.

1966

5

Former

Halsell, James D., Jr.

1990

13

Current

Ham, Kenneth T.

1998

17

Candidate

Hammond, L. Blaine, Jr.

1984

10

Former

Harbaugh, Gregory J.

1987

12

Current

Harris, Bernard A., Jr.

1990

13

Former

Hart, Terry J.

1978

8

Former

Hartsfield, Henry W., Jr.

1969

7

Former

Hauck, Frederick H.

1978

8

Former

Hawley, Steven A.

1978

8

Current

Helms, Susan J.

1990

13

Current

Henize, Karl G.

1967

6

Deceased

Henricks, Terence T.

1985

11

Former

Herrington, John B.

1996

16

Current

Hieb, Richard J.

1985

11

Former

Higginbotham, Joan E.

1996

16

Current

Hilliard, Patricia C.

1998

17

Candidate

Hilmers, David C.

1980

9

Former

Hire, Kathryn P.

1995

15

Current

Hobaugh, Charles O.

1996

16

Current

Hoffman, Jeffrey A.

1978

8

Former

Holmquest, Donald L.

1967

6

Former

Horowitz, Scott J.

1992

14

Current

Husband, Rick D.

1995

15

Current

 

 

 

 

Irwin, James B.

1966

5

Deceased

Ivins, Marsha S.

1984

10

Current

 

 

 

 

Jemison, Mae C.

1987

12

Former

Jernigan, Tamara E.

1985

11

Current

Jett, Brent W.

1992

14

Current

Johnson, Gregory C.

1998

17

Candidate

Johnson, Gregory H.

1998

17

Candidate

Jones, Thomas D.

1990

13

Current

 

 

 

 

Kavandi, Janet L.

1995

15

Current

Kelly, James M.

1996

16

Current

Kelly, Mark E.

1996

16

Current

Kelly, Scott J.

1996

16

Current

Kerwin, Joseph P.

1965

4

Former

Kilrain, Susan L.

1995

15

Current

Kregel Kevin R.

1992

14

Current

 

 

 

 

Lawrence, Wendy B.

1992

14

Current

Lee, Mark C.

1984

10

Current

Leestma, David C.

1980

9

Current

Lenoir, William B.

1967

6

Former

Lind, Don L.

1966

5

Former

Lindsey, Steven W.

1995

15

Current

Linenger, Jerry M.

1992

14

Former

Linnehan, Richard M.

1992

14

Current

Llewellyn, John A.

1967

6

Former

Lockhart, Paul S.

1996

16

Current

Lopez-Alegria, Michael E.

1992

14

Current

Loria, Christopher J.

1996

16

Current

Lounge, John M.

1980

9

Former

Lousma, Jack R.

1966

5

Former

Love, Stanley G.

1998

17

Candidate

Lovell, James A., Jr.

1962

2

Former

Low, G. David

1984

10

Former

Lu, Edward T.

1995

15

Current

Lucid, Shannon W.

1978

8

Current

 

 

 

 

MacLean, Steven G. (CSA)

1996

16

Current

Magnus, Sandra H.

1996

16

Current

Massimino, Michael J.

1996

16

Current

Mastracchio, Richard A.

1996

16

Current

Mattingly, Thomas K., II

1966

5

Former

McArthur, William S., Jr.

1990

13

Current

McBride, Jon A.

1978

8

Former

McCandless, Bruce, II

1966

5

Former

McCool, William C.

1996

16

Current

McCulley, Michael J.

1984

10

Former

McDivitt, James A.

1962

2

Former

McMonagle, Donald R.

1987

12

Former

McNair, Ronald E.

1978

8

Deceased

Meade, Carl J.

1985

11

Former

Melnick, Bruce E.

1987

12

Former

Melroy, Pamela A.

1995

15

Current

Melvin, Leland D.

1998

17

Candidate

Michel, F. Curtis

1965

4

Former

Mitchell, Edgar D.

1966

5

Former

Mohri, Mamoru (NASDA)

1996

16

Current

MorganBarbara R.

1998

17

Candidate

Morin, Lee M.

1996

16

Current

Mullane, Richard M.

1978

8

Former

Musgrave, Story

1967

6

Former

 

 

 

 

Nagel, Steven R.

1978

8

Former

Nelson, George D.

1978

8

Former

Nespoli, Paolo (ESA)

1998

17

Candidate

Newman, James H.

1990

13

Current

Nicollier, Claude (ESA)

1980

9

Current

Noguchi, Soichi (NASDA)

1996

16

Current

Noriega, Carlos I.

1995

15

Current

Nowak, Lisa M.

1996

16

Current

 

 

 

 

Ochoa, Ellen

1990

13

Current

Ockels, Wubbo J. (ESA)

1980

9

Former

O'Connor, Bryan D.

1980

9

Former

O'Leary, Brian T.

1967

6

Former

Oefelein, William A.

1998

17

Candidate

Olivas, John D.

1998

17

Candidate

Onizuka,Ellison S.

1978

8

Deceased

Oswald,Stephen S.

1985

11

Former

Overmyer, Robert F.

1969

7

Deceased

 

 

 

 

Parazynski, Scott E.

1992

14

Current

Parker, Robert A. R.

1967

6

Former

Patrick, Nicholas J. M.

1998

17

Candidate

Payette, Julie (CSA)

1996

16

Current

Perrin, Philippe (CNES)

1996

16

Current

Peterson, Donald H.

1969

7

Former

Pettit, Donald R.

1996

16

Current

Phillips, John L.

1996

16

Current

Pogue, William R.

1966

5

Former

Poindexter, Alan G.

1998

17

Candidate

Polansky, Mark L.

1996

16

Current

Pontes, Marcos (Brazil)

1998

17

Candidate

Precourt, Charles J., Jr.

1990

13

Current

 

 

 

 

Readdy, William F.

1987

12

Current

Reightler, Kenneth S., Jr.

1987

12

Former

Reilly, James F.

1995

15

Current

Reisman, Garrett E.

1998

17

Candidate

Resnik, Judith A.

1978

8

Deceased

Richards, Paul W.

1996

16

Current

Richards, Richard N.

1980

9

Former

Ride, Sally K.

1978

8

Former

Robinson, Stephen K.

1995

15

Current

Rominger, Kent V.

1992

14

Current

Roosa, Stuart A.

1966

5

Deceased

Ross, Jerry L.

1980

9

Current

Runco, Mario, Jr.

1987

12

Current

 

 

 

 

Schirra, Walter M., Jr.

1959

1

Former

Schlegel, Hans (ESA)

1998

17

Candidate

Schmitt, Harrison H.

1965

4

Former

Schweickart, Russell L.

1963

3

Former

Scobee, Francis R.

1978

Deceased

Scott, David R.

1963

3

Former

Scott, Winston E.

1992

14

Former

Searfoss, Richard A.

1990

13

Former

Seddon, Margaret Rhea

1978

8

Former

See, Elliot M., Jr.

1962

2

Deceased

Sega, Ronald M.

1990

13

Former

Sellers, Piers J.

1996

16

Current

Shaw, Brewster H., Jr.

1978

8

Former

Shepard, Alan B., Jr.

1959

1

Deceased

Shepherd, William M.

1984

10

Current

Shriver, Loren J.

1978

8

Former

Slayton, Donald K.

1959

1

Deceased

Smith, Michael J.

1980

9

Deceased

Smith, Steven L.

1992

14

Current

Spring, Sherwood C.

1980

9

Former

Springer, Robert C.

1980

9

Former

Stafford, Thomas P.

1962

2

Former

Stefanyshyn-Piper, Heidemarie M.

1996

16

Current

Stewart, Robert L.

1978

8

Former

Sturckow, Frederick W.

1995

15

Current

Sullivan, Kathryn D.

1978

8

Former

Swanson, Steven R.

1998

17

Candidate

Swigert, John L., Jr.

1966

5

Deceased

 

 

 

 

Tani, DanielM.

1996

16

Current

Tanner, Joseph R.

1992

14

Current

Thagard, Norman E.

1978

8

Former

Thiele, Gerhard (ESA)

1996

16

Current

Thomas, Andrew S. W.

1992

14

Current

Thomas, Donald A.

1990

13

Current

Tognini,Michel (ESA)

1995

15

Current

Thorne, Stephen D.

1985

11

Deceased

Thornton, Kathryn C.

1984

10

Former

Thornton, William E.

1967

6

Former

Thuot, Pierre J.

1985

11

Former

Truly, Richard H.

1969

7

Former

Tryggvason, Bjarni V. (CSA)

1998

17

Candidate

 

 

 

 

van Hoften, James D. A.

1978

8

Former

Veach, Charles Lacy

1984

10

Deceased

Vittori, Roberto (ESA)

1998

17

Candidate

Voss, James S.

1987

12

Current

Voss, Janice E.

1990

13

Current

 

 

 

 

Walheim, Rex J.

1996

16

Current

Walker, David M.

1978

8

Former

Wakata, Koichi (NASDA)

1992

14

Current

Walz, Carl E.

1990

13

Current

Weber, Mary E.

1992

14

Current

Weitz, Paul J.

1966

5

Former

Wetherbee, James D.

1984

10

Current

Wheelock, Douglas H.

1998

17

Candidate

White, Edward H., II

1962

2

Deceased

Whitson, Peggy A.

1996

16

Current

Wilcutt, Terrence W.

1990

13

Current

Williams, Clifton C., Jr.

1963

3

Deceased

Williams, David R. (CSA)

1995

15

Current

Williams, Donald E.

1978

8

Former

Williams, Jeffrey N.

1996

16

Current

Williams, Sunita L.

1998

17

Candidate

Wilson, Stephanie D.

1996

16

Current

Wisoff, Peter J. K.

1990

13

Current

Wolf, David A.

1990

13

Current

Woodward III, Neil W.

1998

17

Candidate

Worden, Alfred M.

1966

5

Former

 

 

 

Young, John W.

1962

2

Current

 

 

 

 

Zamka, George D.

1998

17

Candidate


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