The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous Astronauts

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong (1930 - 2012)

American astronaut
Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin (1934 - 1968)

Soviet cosmonaut and the first human in space
Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin (90)

American pilot and astronaut
Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla (1961 - 2003)

Indian-American astronaut
Sunita Williams

Sunita Williams (54)

American astronaut
John Glenn

John Glenn (1921 - 2016)

American astronaut and politician
Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield (60)

Canadian astronaut
Sally Ride

Sally Ride (1951 - 2012)

American astronaut
Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison (63)

American physician and astronaut
Gordon Cooper

Gordon Cooper (1927 - 2004)

American astronaut
Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard (1923 - 1998)

American astronaut
Jim Lovell

Jim Lovell (92)

American astronaut
Valentina Tereshkova

Valentina Tereshkova (83)

Soviet cosmonaut
Christa McAuliffe

Christa McAuliffe (1948 - 1986)

American educator and astronaut
Gus Grissom

Gus Grissom (1926 - 1967)

American astronaut
Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma (71)

Indian pilot and astronaut
Pete Conrad

Pete Conrad (1930 - 1999)

American astronaut
Jack Swigert

Jack Swigert (1931 - 1982)

American astronaut
Marc Garneau

Marc Garneau (71)

Canadian astronaut, engineer, and politician
Eugene Cernan

Eugene Cernan (1934 - 2017)

American astronaut
John Watts Young

John Watts Young (1930 - 2018)

American astronaut
Ken Mattingly

Ken Mattingly (84)

American astronaut
Fred Haise

Fred Haise (86)

American astronaut
Edgar Mitchell

Edgar Mitchell (1930 - 2016)

American astronaut
Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik (1949 - 1986)

American astronaut
Timothy
Peake

Timothy Peake (48)

British astronaut
Charles Duke

Charles Duke (84)

American astronaut
Edward H. White

Edward H. White (1930 - 1967)

American astronaut
Charles Simonyi

Charles Simonyi (71)

Hungarian astronaut
Harrison Schmitt

Harrison Schmitt (84)

American astronaut and politician
David Scott

David Scott (87)

American astronaut
Alan Bean

Alan Bean (1932 - 2018)

American astronaut
Ellison Onizuka

Ellison Onizuka (1946 - 1986)

American astronaut
Ellen Ochoa

Ellen Ochoa (62)

Astronaut
James Irwin

James Irwin (1930 - 1991)

American astronaut
Helen Sharman

Helen Sharman (56)

Astronaut
Anna Lee Fisher

Anna Lee Fisher (70)

American astronaut
Alfred Worden

Alfred Worden (1932 - 2020)

American astronaut
Clayton Anderson

Clayton Anderson (61)

Astronaut, Engineer
Bonnie Dunbar

Bonnie Dunbar (71)

Astronaut
Rodolfo Neri Vela

Rodolfo Neri Vela (68)

Mexican astronaut
Alvin Drew

Alvin Drew (57)

American astronaut
Daniel C. Burbank

Daniel C. Burbank (58)

Astronaut, pilot
Charles O. Hobaugh

Charles O. Hobaugh (58)

Astronaut, fighter pilot
Charles D. Walker

Charles D. Walker (71)

American astronaut
Brewster H. Shaw

Brewster H. Shaw (75)

American astronaut
Carl E. Walz

Carl E. Walz (64)

American astronaut