Home > Industry/Domain > Astronomy > Astronaut

Astronaut

Person engaged in or trained for spaceflight.

Contributors in Astronaut

Astronaut

James s. Voss

Astronomy; Astronaut

James Shelton Voss is the Vice President of engineering at SpaceDev is a retired u.s. Army Colonel and NASA astronaut. During his time with NASA, and the space shuttle five times Voss Board ...

Chris Austin Hadfield

Astronomy; Astronaut

Chris Austin Hadfield, O.Ont, MSC, CD (born 29 August 1959) is a Canadian astronaut from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) who was the first Canadian to walk in space. Hadfield has flown two space ...

S. David Griggs

Astronomy; Astronaut

Stanley David Griggs (September 7, 1939 – June 17, 1989) was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He is credited with conducting the first unscheduled extra-vehicular activity of the ...

Gus Grissom

Astronomy; Astronaut

Virgil Ivan Grissom (April 3, 1926 – January 27, 1967), (Lt Col, USAF), better known as Gus Grissom, was one of the original NASA Project Mercury astronauts and a United States Air Force pilot. He ...

Claudie Haigneré

Astronomy; Astronaut

Claudie Haigneré (formerly Claudie André-Deshays; born 13 May 1957 in Le Creusot, Saône-et-Loire) is a French doctor, politician, and former astronaut with the Centre National d'Études Spatiales ...

Umberto Guidoni

Astronomy; Astronaut

Umberto Guidoni (born in Rome 18 August 1954) is an Italian politician and a former ESA astronaut. He is a veteran of two NASA space shuttle missions. He was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) ...

John M. Grunsfeld

Astronomy; Astronaut

John Mace Grunsfeld (born October 10, 1958) is an American physicist and a NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of five spaceflights and has also served as NASA Chief Scientist.

Featured blossaries

Apple Mergers and Acquisitions

Category: Technology   4 20 Terms

Famous and Most Dangerous Volcanos

Category: Geography   1 5 Terms