Also the first astronaut to address the United Nations
Killed during a training exercise for the Apollo One mission on January 27, 1967.
Neil Armstrong was the Commander of the Apollo 11 rocket flight to the moon in 1969, and became the first man to set foot on the moon
Joined union in 1803, quarter released in 2002; John Glenn is the astronaut
D. May 3rd 2007. US Navy pilot 1948-1959 Only. American to fly in Mercury, Gemini and Apollo Missions. age 84
During the first mission to orbit the moon in Apollo 8 in 1968. Anders was born in Hong Kong. Anders took a photograph of Earthrise that has become one of the most celebrated of the US space program.
Research Cosmonaut aboard The Soyuz TM-12. Sharman was selected to travel in space on 25 November 1989, beating 13,000 applicants to be the first British astronaut. The programme was known as Project Juno and was a cooperative arrangement between the Soviet Union and a group of British companies. Sharman spent several days on Mir space station.
One of the first seven US Mercury astronauts, Oct 4
B. 1945, Canada's first female astronaut and first neurologist in space
First Canadian in space, b. 1949
B. 1963, veteran of over 600 hours in space
First American woman to make a space walk, 10/11/1984
D. 2012. The first person to walk on the Moon
D. 2102. The first American woman to enter into low Earth orbit in 1983. Also a physicist.
One of the original 7 American astronauts, 88
1921-2016. U.S. marine corp pilot and engineer . Served in WW II and Korea before becoming one of the Mercury Seven- the first group of astronauts selected by NASA in 1959. First American to orbit the earth and oldest person to fly in space. He served in the U.S. senate from 1974 to 1999.
Most of it has not been analyzed
Lovell and Anders became the first people to orbit the Moon. Lovell later had to be spectacuarly rescued from space in Apollo 13.