Guess Who This Is

93 Persons in the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame:

Alan Bean

Real/Birth Name:
Alan LaVern Bean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missions Apollo 12, Skylab 3. Fourth man on the moon. International Space Hall of Fame. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1998. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2010.

Alan Shepard

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.
Nickname(s):
Al
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Mercury-Redstone 3, in the Freedom 7, a sub-orbital flight to the height of 116 miles, lasting 15 minutes, LM pilot Apollo 14, the fifth person to walk on the Moon, and the only Mercury astronaut to walk on the moon. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1977.

Alfred Worden

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Merrill Worden
Nickname(s):
Al
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 15. Orbited the moon in the CSM. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Bob Crippen

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Laurel Crippen
Also Known As:
Robert Crippen
Nickname(s):
Crip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pilot of the first orbital test flight of the Space Shuttle program (STS-1, April 12-14, 1981) and commander of three additional shuttle missions: STS-7, STS-41-Cv STS-41-G. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2001. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 2006. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2007.

Bonnie Dunbar

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Jeanne Dunbar
Also Known As:
Bonnie J. Dunbar
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NASA astronaut. Shuttle missions STS-61-A, STS-32, STS-50, STS-71, STS-89. Women in Technology International Hall of Fame 2000. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2013.

Brewster Shaw

Real/Birth Name:
Brewster Hopkinson Shaw Jr.
Also Known As:
Brewster H. Shaw
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-9, STS-61-B, STS-28. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2006.

Brian Duffy

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Duffy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: STS-45, STS-57, STS-72, STS-92. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2016.

Bruce McCandless

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce McCandless II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Navy aviator and astronaut. First untethered EVA. Shuttle missions STS-31 and STS-41-B. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2005.

Bryan O'Connor

Real/Birth Name:
Bryan Daniel O'Connor
Also Known As:
Bryan D. O'Connor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-61-B, STS-40. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2008.

Buzz Aldrin

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.
Also Known As:
Buzz Eugene Aldrin
Nickname(s):
Buzz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

West Point class of 1951. Astronaut; missions Gemini 12 and Apollo 11. The second man on the Moon with Neil Armstrong. Legally changed his name to Buzz Aldrin in 1988. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. International Space Hall of Fame. New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1980. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2000. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1980. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1985. California Hall of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Hollywood Boulevard & Vine Street for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 1993.

C. Gordon Fullerton

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Gordon Fullerton
Also Known As:
Charles Fullerto
Gordon Fullerton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Air Force test pilot and NASA astronaut. Shuttle flight STS-3 and SpaceLab 2 mission STS-51-F. International Space Hall of Fame 1982. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2005. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2000.

Charles Bolden

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Frank Bolden Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-61-C, STS-31, STS-45, STS-60. Administrator of NASA. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2006. International Space Hall of Fame.

Charles Conrad

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Peter Conrad Jr.
Also Known As:
Charles "Pete" Conrad
Pete Conrad
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gemini 5, Gemini 11, Skylab 2. Third man on the moon in the Apollo 12 mission. Died in a motorcycle accident. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1980. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978.

Charles Precourt

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Joseph Precourt
Also Known As:
Charles J. Precourt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Mission specialist on STS-55 (1993), pilot on STS-71 (1995), spacecraft commander on STS-84 (1997) and STS-91 (1998), the last Shuttle-Mir docking mission. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2012.

Charlie Duke

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Moss Duke Jr.
Also Known As:
Charles Duke
Nickname(s):
Charlie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former test pilot. Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 16 mission. Youngest person to walk on the moon. South Carolina Hall of Fame 1973. Texas Science Hall of Fame 2000. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Curt Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Lee Brown Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Astronaut STS-47 SpaceLab J in 1992, STS-66 in 1994 and STS-77 in 1996, and was spacecraft commander on STS-85 in 1997, STS-95 in 1998, and STS-103 in 1999. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2013.

Daniel Brandenstein

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Charles Brandenstein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Shuttle Missions STS-8, STS-51-G, STS-32, STS-49. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2003.

David Scott

Real/Birth Name:
David Randolph Scott
Nickname(s):
Dave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Space missions Gemini 8, Apollo 9 (Earth orbit), Apollo 15. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2008.

Deke Slayton

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Kent Slayton
Also Known As:
Donald Slayton
Nickname(s):
Deke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Apollo-Soyuz docking. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1996.

Donn Eisele

Real/Birth Name:
Donn Fulton Eisele
Also Known As:
Donn F. Eisele
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 7 in Earth orbit, the first manned flight test. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Ed Gibson

Real/Birth Name:
Edward George Gibson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 22 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Skylab 4. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Ed Mitchell

Real/Birth Name:
Edgar Dean Mitchell
Also Known As:
Edgar Mitchell
Nickname(s):
Ed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. LM pilot on Apollo 14 mission to the moon. Sixth person to walk on the moon. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. International Space Hall of Fame 1979. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 2008.

Edward White

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Higgins White II
Nickname(s):
Ed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and test pilot. Gemini 4 with EVA. The first US astronaut to walk in space. Died in a fire at a pre-flight test run in the Apollo 1 (Apollo 204) capsule. See Gus Grissom, Roger Chaffee. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1997. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2009.

Eileen Collins

Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Marie Collins
Also Known As:
Lt. Col. Eileen Collins
Nickname(s):
Mom
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 33 days before her 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, military test pilot, retired from the US Air Force, retired from NASA May 1, 2006. First female shuttle pilot, first female shuttle commander. Shuttle missions STS-63 (Discovery - to the Russian space station Mir), STS-84 (Atlantis, 1997), STS-93 (Columbia, Chandra X-Ray Observatory), STS-114 (Discovery, 2005.) More than 872 hours in space. Multiple medals awarded. National Women's Hall of Fame 1995. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2008. French Legion of Honor. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2013. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2009. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1995. Irish American Hall of Fame 2013. Irish America Hall of Fame 2016.

Francis R. Scobee

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Richard Scobee
Also Known As:
Francis Scobee
Dick Scobee
Nickname(s):
Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Shuttle flight STS-41-C as pilot. Commander of the Challenger shuttle flight STS-51-L when it exploded. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2004. Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame 1998. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 2004.

Frank Borman

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Frederick Borman II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Gemini 7. Flew around the moon on Apollo 8. Received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. International Space Hall of Fame. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2000. Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame 1990. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1982.

Frank Culbertson

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Lee Culbertson Jr.
Also Known As:
Frank L. Culbertson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Missions STS-38, STS-51, STS-105, Expedition 3, STS-108. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2010.

Franklin Chang Díaz

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz
Also Known As:
Franklin Chang-Diaz
Franklin Chang Diaz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Physicist. Became citizen of the US in 1977. Seven Space Shuttle missions. STS-61-C in 1986, STS-34 (1989), STS-46 (1992), STS-60 (1994), STS-75 (1996), STS-91 (1998), and STS-111 (2002). U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2012.

Fred Haise

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Wallace Haise Jr.
Nickname(s):
Pecky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 28 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Ill-fated Apollo 13 flight around the moon and back. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. Aerospace Walk of Honor 1995.

Frederick Gregory

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Drew Gregory
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-51-B, STS-33, STS-44. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2004.

Frederick Hauck

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Hamilton Hauck
Nickname(s):
Rick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-7, STS-51-A, STS-26. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2001.

Gene Cernan

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Andrew Cernan
Also Known As:
Eugene Cernan
Nickname(s):
Gene
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missions Gemini 9A, Apollo 10 orbited the moon and descended in the LM without landing. Apollo 17, the last man to stand on the moon. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 2000. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2000.

George Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
George Driver Nelson
Nickname(s):
Pinky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-41-C, STS-61-C, STS-26. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2009.

Gerald Carr

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Paul Carr
Also Known As:
Gerald P. Carr
Nickname(s):
Jerry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Skylab 4. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Gordon Cooper

Real/Birth Name:
Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr.
Nickname(s):
Gordo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mercury-Atlas 9, Gemini 5. International Space Hall of Fame. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2008. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1963.

Guion Bluford

Real/Birth Name:
Guion Stewart Bluford Jr.
Nickname(s):
Guy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, missions STS-8, STS-61-A , STS-39, STS-53. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2010. International Space Hall of Fame.

Gus Grissom

Real/Birth Name:
Virgil Ivan Grissom
Also Known As:
Virgil I. Grissom
Virgil Grissom
Nickname(s):
Gus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mercury-Redstone 4 suborbital flight. Orbited in first Gemini mission, Gemini 3. Died in a fire at a pre-flight test run in the Apollo 1 (Apollo 204) capsule. See Roger Chaffee, Edward White. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. International Space Hall of Fame. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1987.

Harrison Schmitt

Real/Birth Name:
Harrison Hagan Schmitt
Also Known As:
Harrison H. Schmitt
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 17. Last man to step onto the moon. Only geologist to walk on the moon. Apollo 18 mission, cancelled. Senator from New Mexico 1977-1983. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Henry Hartsfield

Real/Birth Name:
Henry Warren Hartsfield Jr.
Nickname(s):
Hank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot in the Air Force. Astronaut. Missions STS-4, STS-41-D, STS-61-A. Commanded the first Shuttle mission, using Discovery. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2006. Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame 1983.

Jack Lousma

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Robert Lousma
Also Known As:
Jack R. Lousma
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Skylab 3. STS-3, the third orbital test flight of space shuttle Columbia. Ran for the Senate but lost. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Jack Swigert

Real/Birth Name:
John Leonard Swigert Jr.
Also Known As:
John Swigert
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Ill-fated Apollo 13 flight around the moon and back. After leaving NASA, he was elected to the US Congress, but died of cancer before he was to be sworn in. Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame 1988. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970.

James Irwin

Real/Birth Name:
James Benson Irwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 15 Lunar Module Pilot, the 8th person to walk on the moon. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

James McDivitt

Real/Birth Name:
James Alton McDivitt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions Gemini 4, Apollo 9, which obited the Earth for 10 days and tested the LM without landing. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2009. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2014.

Jeffrey Hoffman

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Alan Hoffman
Also Known As:
Jeffrey A. Hoffman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 16 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-51-D, STS-35, STS-46, STS-61, STS-75. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2007.

Jerry Ross (astronaut)

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lynn Ross
Also Known As:
Jerry L. Ross
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As flight engineer, seven Space Shuttle missions: STS-61-B, STS-27, STS-37, STS-55 and SpaceLab D2, STS-74, STS-88, STS-110. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2014.

Jim Lovell

Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Lovell Jr.
Nickname(s):
Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missions Gemini 7, Gemini 12, Apollo 8. Ill-fated Apollo 13 flight around the moon. Subject of movie Apollo 13. Received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1995. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. French Legion of Honor. Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1998.

Jim Wetherbee

Real/Birth Name:
James Donald Wetherbee
Nickname(s):
Wxb
Wexbee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-32, STS-52, STS-63, STS-86, STS-102, STS-113. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2009.

Joe Engle

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Henry Engle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Missions X-15 Flights 138, 143, and 153, ALT (Approach and Landing Tests), STS-2, STS-51-I. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2001. Aerospace Walk of Honor 1992. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2001. Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame 1992.

John Blaha

Real/Birth Name:
John Elmer Blaha
Also Known As:
John E. Blaha
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-29, STS-33, STS-43, STS-58, STS-79, STS-81. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2008.

John Glenn

Real/Birth Name:
John Herschel Glenn Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Annie Glenn, until he died.
Younger than Annie Glenn by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Fighter pilot in WW2 and the Korean War. Test pilot. First American to orbit the Earth, aboard Friendship 7, Mercury-Atlas 6, on February 20, 1962, orbited 3 times. Democratic Senator from Ohio, December 24, 1974 - January 3, 1999. Flew on shuttle Discovery in 1998, mission STS-95, at age 77, the oldest person in space. Candidate for president 1984. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. International Space Hall of Fame 1977. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2012. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1976. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2008.

John Grunsfeld

Real/Birth Name:
John Mace Grunsfeld
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Physicist. Astronaut, missions STS-67, STS-81, STS-103, STS-109 and STS-125. He logged over 58 days in space, including 8 space walks totaling 58 hours 30 minutes. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2015.

John Young

Real/Birth Name:
John Watts Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missions Gemini 3, Gemini 10, Apollo 10 (orbited the moon). Shuttle flights STS-1 and STS-9 (with SpaceLab 1) as Commander. Apollo 16 to the moon surface. Drove the Lunar Rover. Chief of the Astronaut Office from 1974-1987. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 2003. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1981. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1988.

Joseph Kerwin

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Peter Kerwin
Also Known As:
Joseph P. Kerwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Doctor and astronaut. Skylab 2 mission. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Joseph P. Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Percival Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-5, STS-51-A. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2005.

Karol Bobko

Real/Birth Name:
Karol Joseph Bobko
Also Known As:
Karol J. Bobko
Nickname(s):
Bo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, pilot on STS-6 (1983); mission commander on STS-51-D (1985) and STS-51-J 1985). U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2011.

Kathryn Sullivan

Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan
Also Known As:
Kathryn D. Sullivan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 14 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and geologist. Shuttle missions STS-41-G, STS-31, STS-45, as payload commander on that flight. The first American woman to walk in space. International Space Hall of Fame 1985. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2004. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 2002. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1987.

Kathryn Thornton

Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Ryan Cordell
Also Known As:
Kathryn C. Thornton
Dr. Thornton
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Orbital shuttle flights STS-33 in 1989, STS-49 in 1992, and STS-61 in 1993, STS-73 in 1995. Multiple spacewalks. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2010.

Ken Bowersox

Real/Birth Name:
Ken Dwane Bowersox
Nickname(s):
Sox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 28 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, missions STS-50, STS-61, STS-73, STS-82, STS-113, Expedition 6, returning via Soyuz TMA-1. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2010.

Ken Mattingly

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Kenneth Mattingly II
Also Known As:
Thomas Mattingly
Nickname(s):
Ken
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 16 - orbited the moon in the Command Service Module. Shuttle missions STS-4 and STS-51-C. Retired Rear Admiral in the Navy. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame 2005.

Kent Rominger

Real/Birth Name:
Kent Vernon Rominger
Nickname(s):
Rommel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Astronaut, shuttle missions STS-73, STS-80, STS-85, STS-96, STS-100. Chief of the Astronaut Office 2002-2006. Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame 2912. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2015.

Kevin Chilton

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Patrick Chilton
Also Known As:
Kevin P. Chilton
Nickname(s):
Chilli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 17 days before his 64th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, pilot on STS-49 for the maiden voyage of Space Shuttle Endeavour 1992), and STS-59 on the Space Radar Laboratory (SRL) mission (1994). Commanded STS-76 on the third docking mission to the Russian space station Mir in 1996. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2012.

Loren Shriver

Real/Birth Name:
Loren James Shriver
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-51-C, STS-31, STS-46. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2008.

Michael Coats

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Lloyd Coats
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-41-D, STS-29, STS-39. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2007.

Michael Collins

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Collins
Nickname(s):
Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87, 14 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American test pilot at Edwards AFB and astronaut. Gemini 10 with John Young. Apollo 11- orbited the moon in the CSM. Aerospace Walk of Honor 2008. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1985. Irish American Hall of Fame 2014. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 1993.

Neil Armstrong

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Alden Armstrong
Also Known As:
Neil A. Armstrong
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Astronaut. Aerospace engineer. Flew the X-15. Gemini 8. Apollo 11. First person on the Moon. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. Aerospace Walk of Honor 1991. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1979. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Hollywood Boulevard & Vine Street for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 1993.

Norman Thagard

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Earl Thagard
Nickname(s):
Norm
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-7, STS-51-B, STS-30, STS-42, Soyuz TM-21, Mir EO-18, STS-71. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2004. International Space Hall of Fame.

Owen Garriott

Real/Birth Name:
Owen Kay Garriott
Also Known As:
Owen K. Garriott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Spent 60 days on Skylab 3 in 1973 and 10 days aboard SpaceLab 1 in 1983. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1980. Oklahoma Aviation and Space Hall of Fame 1980. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame 2000. Enid Public Schools Hall of Fame 2001.

Paul Weitz

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Joseph Weitz
Also Known As:
Paul J. Weitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Skylab 2 and shuttle mission STS-6. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Rhea Seddon

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Rhea Seddon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 22 days before her 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Robert Gibson by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Flew three Space Shuttle flights, mission specialist for STS-51-D and STS-40, and payload commander for STS-58, over 30 days in space. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2015.

Richard Covey

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Oswalt Covey
Also Known As:
Richard O. Covey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-51-I, STS-26, STS-38, STS-61. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2004. Arkansas Aviation Hall of Fame 1995.

Richard F. Gordon Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Francis Gordon Jr.
Also Known As:
Richard Gordon
Nickname(s):
Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gemini 11. CSM pilot on Apollo 12. Orbited the moon without landing. Scheduled for Apollo 18 which was cancelled. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. International Space Hall of Fame.

Richard Truly

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Harrison Truly
Also Known As:
Richard H. Truly
Nickname(s):
Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 26 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first astronaut to head NASA. Missions ALT (Approach and Landing Tests), STS-2, STS-8. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2001. Presidential Citizens Medal 1989.

Robert Cabana

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Donald Cabana
Also Known As:
Robert D. Cabana
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot, astronaut, director at NASA'a John F. Kennedy Space Center. Missions STS-41, STS-53, STS-65, STS-88. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2008.

Robert Gibson

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Gibson
Also Known As:
Robert L. Gibson
Nickname(s):
Hoot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 13 days before his 72nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Rhea Seddon by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Astronaut and commercial pilot. Flew five shuttle missions: STS-41-B in 1984, STS-61-C in 1986, STS-27 in 1988, STS-47 in 1992, and STS-71 in 1995. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2003. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2013. Space Camp Hall of Fame 2012.

Roger Chaffee

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Bruce Chaffee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31, 19 days before his 32nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in a fire at a pre-flight test run in the Apollo 1 (Apollo 204) capsule. See Gus Grissom, Edward White. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1997.

Ron Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Ellwin Evans Jr.
Also Known As:
Ronald Evans
Nickname(s):
Ron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 17, orbited the moon in the CSM. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. International Space Hall of Fame.

Rusty Schweickart

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Louis Schweickart
Also Known As:
Russell Schweickart
Nickname(s):
Rusty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 8 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apollo 9 in Earth orbit. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. International Space Hall of Fame. New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1993. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1993.

Sally Ride

Real/Birth Name:
Sally Kristen Ride
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Steven Hawley by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

The first American female astronaut in space, two shuttle flights into space, STS-7 in 1983 and STS-41-G in 1984. Professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego. California Hall of Fame 2006. National Women's Hall of Fame 1988. Children's books on space. International Space Hall of Fame 1985. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2003. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 1986. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2007. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2014. San Diego Women's Hall of Fame. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2005.

Scott Carpenter

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm Scott Carpenter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. The second American to orbit the Earth. Mercury-Atlas 7. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. International Space Hall of Fame.

Scott Parazynski

Real/Birth Name:
Scott Edward Parazynski
Also Known As:
Scott E. Parazynski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: STS-66, STS-86, STS-95, STS-100, STS-120. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2016. Arkansas Aviation Hall of Fame 2008.

Shannon Lucid

Real/Birth Name:
Shannon Matilda Wells
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in China, in Shanghai, then under Japanese rule, to missionaries. Biochemist and astronaut. Flew in space 5 times. Soviet Mir station 188 days in 1986. Shuttle missions STS-51-G in 1985, STS-34 in 1989, STS-43 in 1991, and STS-58 in 1993. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1996. Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame 1993. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2014. National Women's Hall of Fame 1998. Okhahoma Women’s Hall of Fame 1993.

Steven Hawley

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Alan Hawley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Sally Ride by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

5 flights on the space shuttle, STS-41-D 1984, STS-61-C 1986, STS-31 1990, STS-82 1997 and STS-93 in 1999. Earned a doctorate in astronomy and astrophysics. Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame 1997. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2007.

Steven Lindsey

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Wayne Lindsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Astronaut, flew five missions in space. He was pilot of STS-87 (1997) and STS-95 (1998) and commander of STS-104 (2001), STS-121 (2006) and STS-133 (2011). Chief of the Astronaut Office 2006-2009. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2015.

Story Musgrave

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin Story Musgrave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Six space flights, mission specialist on STS-6 in 1983, STS-51-F and SpaceLab 2 in 1985, STS-33 in 1989 and STS-44 in 1991, the payload commander on STS-61 in 1993, mission specialist on STS-80 in 1996. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2003. International Space Hall of Fame. Little League Hall of Excellence 1994.

Stuart Roosa

Real/Birth Name:
Stuart Allen Roosa
Nickname(s):
Stu
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot and astronaut. Apollo 14 - orbited the moon in the CSM. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997.

Susan Helms

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Jane Helms
Also Known As:
Susan J. Helms
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Retired lieutenant general from the US Air Force. Space flights and experience: STS-54 (1993), STS-64 (1994), STS-78 (1996), STS-101 (2000) and served aboard the International Space Station as a member of the 2nd crew. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2011. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2011.

Tom Stafford

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Patten Stafford
Also Known As:
Thomas Stafford
Nickname(s):
Tom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gemini 6, Gemini 9A, Apollo 10 (orbited the moon), Apollo-Soyuz. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1993. Aerospace Walk of Honor 1997. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1997.

Vance Brand

Real/Birth Name:
Vance DeVoe Brand
Also Known As:
Vance D. Brand
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former test pilot. US astronaut on the Apollo-Soyuz mission. Commander of shuttle flights STS-5, STS-41-B, and STS-35. Apollo 18 crew, cancelled mission. International Space Hall of Fame 1996. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1989.

Wally Schirra

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Marty Schirra Jr.
Nickname(s):
Wally
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Space missions Mercury-Atlas 8, Gemini 6, Apollo 7. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1990. New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1982. International Space Hall of Fame. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1986. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1982.

Walter Cunningham

Real/Birth Name:
Ronnie Walter Cunningham
Nickname(s):
Walt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Apollo 7 mission. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. International Space Hall of Fame.

William Anders

Real/Birth Name:
William Alison Anders
Also Known As:
William A. Anders
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Apollo 8 mission, orbited the moon 10 times and returned. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. International Space Hall of Fame.

William Pogue

Real/Birth Name:
William Reid Pogue
Also Known As:
William R. Pogue
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Skylab 4. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1997. Oklahoma Aviation and Space Hall of Fame 1980. 5 Civilized Tribes Hall of Fame 1975.

William Shepherd

Real/Birth Name:
William McMichael Shepherd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions STS-27, STS-41, STS-52, Soyuz TM-31, Expedition 1 to the ISS, STS-102. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2009. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 2003. International Space Hall of Fame.
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