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Chronological Order of First Flights (FAI)

1  Yuri Gagarin12 April 1961Vostok
2  Alan Shepard5 May 1961Freedom 7
3  Virgil Grissom21 July 1961Liberty Bell 7
4  Gherman Titov6 August 1961Vostok 2
5  John Glenn20 February 1962Friendship 7
6  Malcom Carpenter24 May 1962Aurora 7
7  Andrian Nikolayev11 August 1962Vostok 3
8  Pavel Popovich12 August 1962Vostok 4
9  Walter Schirra3 October 1962Sigma 7
10  Leroy Cooper15 May 1963Faith 7
11  Valeri Bykovsky14 June 1963Vostok 5
12  Valentina Tereshkova16 June 1963Vostok 6
13  Joseph Walker19 July 1963X-15 Flight #90
14  Konstantin Feoktistov12 October 1964Voskhod
Vladimir Komarov12 October 1964Voskhod
Boris Yegorov12 October 1964Voskhod
17  Pavel Belyayev18 March 1965Voskhod 2
Alexi Leonov18 March 1965Voskhod 2
19  John Young23 March 1965Gemini 3
20  James McDivitt3 June 1965Gemini IV
Edward White3 June 1965Gemini IV
22  Charles Conrad21 August 1965Gemini V
23  Frank Borman4 December 1965Gemini VII
James Lovell4 December 1965Gemini VII
25  Thomas Stafford15 December 1965Gemini VI-A
26  Neil Armstrong16 March 1966Gemini VIII
David Scott16 March 1966Gemini VIII
28  Eugene Cernan3 June 1966Gemini IX-A
29  Michael Collins18 July 1966Gemini X
30  Richard Gordon12 September 1966Gemini XI
31  Edwin Aldrin11 November 1966Gemini XII
32  Ronnie Cunningham11 October 1968Apollo 7
Donn Eisele11 October 1968Apollo 7
34  Georgi Beregovoi26 October 1968Soyuz 3
35  William Anders21 December 1968Apollo 8
36  Vladimir Shatalov14 January 1969Soyuz 4
37  Yevgeni Khrunov15 January 1969Soyuz 5
Boris Volynov15 January 1969Soyuz 5
Aleksei Yeliseyev15 January 1969Soyuz 5
40  Russell Schweickart3 March 1969Apollo 9
41  Valeri Kubasov11 October 1969Soyuz 6
Georgi Shonin11 October 1969Soyuz 6
43  Anatoli Filipchenko12 October 1969Soyuz 7
Viktor Gorbatko12 October 1969Soyuz 7
Vladislav Volkov12 October 1969Soyuz 7
46  Alan Bean14 November 1969Apollo 12
47  Fred Haise11 April 1970Apollo 13
John Swigert11 April 1970Apollo 13
49  Vitali Sevastyanov1 June 1970Soyuz 9
50  Edgar Mitchell31 January 1971Apollo 14
Stuart Roosa31 January 1971Apollo 14
52  Nikolai Rukavishnikov22 April 1971Soyuz 10
53  Georgi Dobrovolsky6 June 1971Soyuz 11
Viktor Patsayev6 June 1971Soyuz 11
55  James Irwin26 July 1971Apollo 15
Alfred Worden26 July 1971Apollo 15
57  Charles Duke16 April 1972Apollo 16
Thomas Mattingly16 April 1972Apollo 16
59  Ronald Evans7 December 1972Apollo 17
Harrison Schmitt7 December 1972Apollo 17
61  Joseph Kerwin25 May 1973Skylab 1
Paul Weitz25 May 1973Skylab 1
63  Owen Garriott28 July 1973Skylab 2
Jack Lousma28 July 1973Skylab 2
65  Vasily Lazarev27 September 1973Soyuz 12
Oleg Makarov27 September 1973Soyuz 12
67  Gerald Carr16 November 1973Skylab 3
Edward Gibson16 November 1973Skylab 3
William Pogue16 November 1973Skylab 3
70  Pyotr Klimuk18 December 1973Soyuz 13
Valentin Lebedev18 December 1973Soyuz 13
72  Yuri Artyukhin3 July 1974Soyuz 14
73  Lev Dyomin26 August 1974Soyuz 15
Gennadi Sarafanov26 August 1974Soyuz 15
75  Georgi Grechko10 January 1975Soyuz 17
Alexy Gubarev10 January 1975Soyuz 17
77  Vance Brand15 July 1975ASTP
Donald Slayton15 July 1975ASTP
79  Vitaly Zholobov6 July 1976Soyuz 21
80  Vladimir Aksyonov15 September 1976Soyuz 22
81  Valeri Rozhdestvensky14 October 1976Soyuz 23
Vyacheslav Zudov14 October 1976Soyuz 23
83  Yuri Glazkov7 February 1977Soyuz 24
84  Vladimir Kovalyonok9 October 1977Soyuz 25
Valeri Ryumin9 October 1977Soyuz 25
86  Yuri Romanenko10 December 1977Soyuz 26
87  Vladimir Dzhanibekov10 January 1978Soyuz 27
88  Vladimir Remek2 March 1978Soyuz 28
89  Aleksandr Ivanchenkov15 June 1978Soyuz 29
90  Miroslav Hermaszewski27 June 1978Soyuz 30
91  Sigmund Jähn26 August 1978Soyuz 31
92  Vladimir Lyakhov25 February 1979Soyuz 32
93  Georgi Ivanov10 April 1979Soyuz 33
94  Leonid Popov9 April 1980Soyuz 35
95  Bertalan Farkas26 May 1980Soyuz 36
96  Yuri Malyshev5 June 1980Soyuz T-2
97  Pham Tuan23 July 1980Soyuz 37
98  Arnaldo Tamayo-Mendez18 September 1980Soyuz 38
99  Leonid Kizim27 November 1980Soyuz T-3
Gennadi Strekalov27 November 1980Soyuz T-3
101  Viktor Savinykh12 March 1981Soyuz T-4
102  Jugderdemidliin Gurragcha22 March 1981Soyuz 39
103  Robert Crippen12 April 1981STS-1
104  Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu14 May 1981Soyuz 40
105  Joseph Engle12 November 1981STS-2
Richard Truly12 November 1981STS-2
107  Charles Fullerton22 March 1982STS-3
108  Anatoli Berezovoi13 May 1982Soyuz T-5
109  Jean-Loup Chretien24 June 1982Soyuz T-6
110  Henry Hartsfield27 June 1982STS-4
111  Svetlana Savitskaya19 August 1982Soyuz T-7
Aleksandr Serebrov19 August 1982Soyuz T-7
113  Joseph Allen11 November 1982STS-5
William Lenoir11 November 1982STS-5
Robert Overmyer11 November 1982STS-5
116  Karol Bobko4 April 1983STS-6
Franklin Musgrave4 April 1983STS-6
Donald Peterson4 April 1983STS-6
119  Vladimir Titov20 April 1983Soyuz T-8
120  John Fabian18 June 1983STS-7
Frederick Hauck18 June 1983STS-7
Sally Ride18 June 1983STS-7
Norman Thagard18 June 1983STS-7
124  Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov27 June 1983Soyuz T-9
125  Guion Bluford30 August 1983STS-8
Daniel Brandenstein30 August 1983STS-8
Dale Gardner30 August 1983STS-8
William Thornton30 August 1983STS-8
129  Bryon Lichtenberg28 November 1983STS-9
Ulf Merbold28 November 1983STS-9
Robert Parker28 November 1983STS-9
Brewster Shaw28 November 1983STS-9
133  Robert Gibson3 February 198441-B
Bruce McCandless3 February 198441-B
Ronald McNair3 February 198441-B
Robert Stewart3 February 198441-B
137  Oleg Atkov8 February 1984Soyuz T-10
Vladimir Solovyov8 February 1984Soyuz T-10
139  Rakesh Sharma3 April 1984Soyuz T-11
140  Terry Hart6 April 198441-C
George Nelson6 April 198441-C
Francis Scobee6 April 198441-C
James van Hoften6 April 198441-C
144  Igor Volk17 July 1984Soyuz T-12
145  Michael Coats30 August 198441-D
Steven Hawley30 August 198441-D
Richard Mullane30 August 198441-D
Judith Resnik30 August 198441-D
Charles Walker30 August 198441-D
150  Marc Garneau5 October 198441-G
David Leestma5 October 198441-G
Jon McBride5 October 198441-G
Paul Scully-Power5 October 198441-G
Kathryn Sullivan5 October 198441-G
155  Anna Fisher8 November 198451-A
David Walker8 November 198451-A
157  James Buchli24 January 198551-C
Ellison Onizuka24 January 198551-C
Gary Payton24 January 198551-C
Loren Shriver24 January 198551-C
161  Edwin Garn12 April 198551-D
Stanley Griggs12 April 198551-D
Jeffrey Hoffman12 April 198551-D
Margaret Seddon12 April 198551-D
Donald Williams12 April 198551-D
166  Frederick Gregory29 April 198551-B
Don Lind29 April 198551-B
Lodewijk van den Berg29 April 198551-B
Taylor Wang29 April 198551-B
170  Sultan Al-Saud17 June 198551-G
Patrick Baudry17 June 198551-G
John Creighton17 June 198551-G
Shannon Lucid17 June 198551-G
Steven Nagel17 June 198551-G
175  Loren Acton29 July 198551-F
John Bartoe29 July 198551-F
Roy Bridges29 July 198551-F
Anthony England29 July 198551-F
Karl Henize29 July 198551-F
180  Richard Covey27 August 198551-I
William Fisher27 August 198551-I
John Lounge27 August 198551-I
183  Vladimir Vasyutin17 September 1985Soyuz T-14
Aleksandr Volkov17 September 1985Soyuz T-14
185  Ronald Grabe3 October 198551-J
David Hilmers3 October 198551-J
William Pailes3 October 198551-J
188  Bonnie Dunbar30 October 198561-A
Reinhard Furrer30 October 198561-A
Ernst Messerschmid30 October 198561-A
Wubbo Ockels30 October 198561-A
192  Mary Cleave27 November 198561-B
Rodolfo Neri Vela27 November 198561-B
Bryan O'Connor27 November 198561-B
Jerry Ross27 November 198561-B
Sherwood Spring27 November 198561-B
197  Charles Bolden12 January 198661-C
Robert Cenker12 January 198661-C
Franklin Chang-Diaz12 January 198661-C
Clarens Nelson12 January 198661-C
201  Aleksandr Laveykin5 February 1987Soyuz TM-2
202  Mohammed Faris22 July 1987Soyuz TM-3
Aleksandr Viktorenko22 July 1987Soyuz TM-3
204  Anatoli Levchenko21 December 1987Soyuz TM-4
Musa Manarov21 December 1987Soyuz TM-4
206  Aleksandr Panayotov Aleksandrov7 June 1988Soyuz TM-5
Anatoliy Solovyov7 June 1988Soyuz TM-5
208  Abdul Mohmand29 August 1988Soyuz TM-6
Valeri Polyakov29 August 1988Soyuz TM-6
210  Sergei Krikalyov26 November 1988Soyuz TM-7
211  Guy Gardner2 December 1988STS-27
William Shepherd2 December 1988STS-27
213  James Bagian13 March 1989STS-29
John Blaha13 March 1989STS-29
Robert Springer13 March 1989STS-29
216  Mark Lee4 May 1989STS-30
217  James Adamson8 August 1989STS-28
Mark Brown8 August 1989STS-28
Richard Richards8 August 1989STS-28
220  Ellen Baker18 October 1989STS-34
Michael McCulley18 October 1989STS-34
222  Manly Carter23 November 1989STS-33
Kathryn Thornton23 November 1989STS-33
224  Marsha Ivins9 January 1990STS-32
George Low9 January 1990STS-32
James Wetherbee9 January 1990STS-32
227  Aleksandr Balandin11 February 1990Soyuz TM-9
228  John Casper28 February 1990STS-36
Pierre Thuot28 February 1990STS-36
230  Gennadi Manakov1 August 1990Soyuz TM-10
231  Thomas Akers6 October 1990STS-41
Robert Cabana6 October 1990STS-41
Bruce Melnick6 October 1990STS-41
234  Frank Culbertson15 November 1990STS-38
Charles Gemar15 November 1990STS-38
Carl Meade15 November 1990STS-38
237  Samuel Durrance2 December 1990STS-35
Ronald Parise2 December 1990STS-35
239  Viktor Afanasyev2 December 1990Soyuz TM-11
Tohiro Akiyama2 December 1990Soyuz TM-11
241  Jerome Apt5 April 1991STS-37
Kenneth Cameron5 April 1991STS-37
Linda Godwin5 April 1991STS-37
244  Lloyd Hammond28 April 1991STS-39
Gregory Harbaugh28 April 1991STS-39
Richard Hieb28 April 1991STS-39
Donald McMonagle28 April 1991STS-39
Charles Veach28 April 1991STS-39
249  Anatoli Artsebarsky18 May 1991Soyuz TM-12
Helen Sharman18 May 1991Soyuz TM-12
251  Francis Gaffney5 June 1991STS-40
Sidney Gutierrez5 June 1991STS-40
Millie Hughes-Fulford5 June 1991STS-40
Tamara Jernigan5 June 1991STS-40
255  Michael Baker2 August 1991STS-43
256  Kenneth Reightler12 September 1991STS-48
257  Toktar Aubakirov2 October 1991Soyuz TM-13
Franz Viehböck2 October 1991Soyuz TM-13
259  Thomas Hennen25 November 1991STS-44
Terence Henricks25 November 1991STS-44
Mario Runco25 November 1991STS-44
James Voss25 November 1991STS-44
263  Roberta Bondar22 January 1992STS-42
Stephen Oswald22 January 1992STS-42
William Readdy22 January 1992STS-42
266  Klaus-Dietrich Flade17 March 1992Soyuz TM-14
Aleksandr Kaleri17 March 1992Soyuz TM-14
268  Brian Duffy24 March 1992STS-45
Colin Foale24 March 1992STS-45
Dirk Frimout24 March 1992STS-45
271  Kevin Chilton7 May 1992STS-49
272  Kenneth Bowersox25 June 1992STS-50
Lawrence DeLucas25 June 1992STS-50
Eugene Trinh25 June 1992STS-50
275  Sergei Avdeyev27 July 1992Soyuz TM-15
Michel Tognini27 July 1992Soyuz TM-15
277  Andrew Allen31 July 1992STS-46
Franco Malerba31 July 1992STS-46
Claude Nicollier31 July 1992STS-46
280  Curtis Brown12 September 1992STS-47
Nancy Davis12 September 1992STS-47
Mae Jemison12 September 1992STS-47
Mamoru Mohri12 September 1992STS-47
284  Steven MacLean22 October 1992STS-52
285  Michael Clifford2 December 1992STS-53
286  Susan Helms13 January 1993STS-54
287  Aleksandr Poleshchuk24 January 1993Soyuz TM-16
288  Kenneth Cockrell8 April 1993STS-56
Ellen Ochoa8 April 1993STS-56
290  Bernard Harris26 April 1993STS-55
Charles Precourt26 April 1993STS-55
Hans Schlegel26 April 1993STS-55
Ulrich Walter26 April 1993STS-55
294  Nancy Currie21 June 1993STS-57
Janice Voss21 June 1993STS-57
Peter Wisoff21 June 1993STS-57
297  Jean-Pierre Haignere1 July 1993Soyuz TM-17
Vasili Tsibliyev1 July 1993Soyuz TM-17
299  Daniel Bursch12 September 1993STS-51
James Newman12 September 1993STS-51
Carl Walz12 September 1993STS-51
302  Martin Fettman18 October 1993STS-58
William McArthur18 October 1993STS-58
Richard Searfoss18 October 1993STS-58
David Wolf18 October 1993STS-58
306  Yuri Usachyov8 January 1994Soyuz TM-18
307  Ronald Sega3 February 1994STS-60
308  Thomas Jones9 April 1994STS-59
309  Yuri Malenchenko1 July 1994Soyuz TM-19
Talgat Musabayev1 July 1994Soyuz TM-19
311  Leroy Chiao8 July 1994STS-65
James Halsell8 July 1994STS-65
Chiaki Mukai8 July 1994STS-65
Donald Thomas8 July 1994STS-65
315  Jerry Linenger9 September 1994STS-64
316  Stephen Smith30 September 1994STS-68
Terrence Wilcutt30 September 1994STS-68
318  Yelena Kondakova3 October 1994Soyuz TM-20
319  Jean-Françis Clervoy3 November 1994STS-66
Scott Parazynski3 November 1994STS-66
Joseph Tanner3 November 1994STS-66
322  Eileen Collins3 February 1995STS-63
323  William Gregory2 March 1995STS-67
John Grunsfeld2 March 1995STS-67
Wendy Lawrence2 March 1995STS-67
326  Vladimir Dezhurov14 March 1995Soyuz TM-21
327  Nikolai Budarin27 June 1995STS-71
328  Kevin Kregel13 July 1995STS-70
Mary Weber13 July 1995STS-70
330  Yuri Gidzenko3 September 1995Soyuz TM-22
Thomas Reiter3 September 1995Soyuz TM-22
332  Michael Gernhardt7 September 1995STS-69
333  Catherine Coleman20 October 1995STS-73
Fred Leslie20 October 1995STS-73
Michael Lopez-Alegria20 October 1995STS-73
Kent Rominger20 October 1995STS-73
Albert Sacco20 October 1995STS-73
338  Chris Hadfield12 November 1995STS-74
339  Daniel Barry11 January 1996STS-72
Brent Jett11 January 1996STS-72
Winston Scott11 January 1996STS-72
Koichi Wakata11 January 1996STS-72
343  Yuri Onufrienko21 February 1996Soyuz TM-23
344  Maurizio Cheli22 February 1996STS-75
Umberto Guidoni22 February 1996STS-75
Scott Horowitz22 February 1996STS-75
347  Andrew Thomas19 May 1996STS-77
348  Charles Brady20 June 1996STS-78
Jean-Jacques Favier20 June 1996STS-78
Richard Linnehan20 June 1996STS-78
Robert Thirsk20 June 1996STS-78
352  Claudie Haignere17 August 1996Soyuz TM-24
Valeri Korzun17 August 1996Soyuz TM-24
354  Reinhold Ewald10 February 1997Soyuz TM-25
Aleksandr Lazutkin10 February 1997Soyuz TM-25
356  Roger Crouch4 April 1997STS-83
Gregory Linteris4 April 1997STS-83
Susan Still-Kilrain4 April 1997STS-83
359  Edward Lu15 May 1997STS-84
Carlos Noriega15 May 1997STS-84
361  Pavel Vinogradov5 August 1997Soyuz TM-26
362  Robert Curbeam7 August 1997STS-85
Stephen Robinson7 August 1997STS-85
Bjarni Tryggvason7 August 1997STS-85
365  Michael Bloomfield26 September 1997STS-86
366  Kalpana Chawla19 November 1997STS-87
Takao Doi19 November 1997STS-87
Leonid Kadenyuk19 November 1997STS-87
Steven Lindsey19 November 1997STS-87
370  Michael Anderson23 January 1998STS-89
Joe Edwards23 January 1998STS-89
James Reilly23 January 1998STS-89
Saliszan Sharipov23 January 1998STS-89
374  Léopold Eyharts29 January 1998Soyuz TM-27
375  Scott Altman17 April 1998STS-90
Jay Buckey17 April 1998STS-90
Kathryn Hire17 April 1998STS-90
James Pawelczyk17 April 1998STS-90
Dafydd Williams17 April 1998STS-90
380  Dominic Gorie2 June 1998STS-91
Janet Kavandi2 June 1998STS-91
382  Yuri Baturin13 August 1998Soyuz TM-28
Gennadi Padalka13 August 1998Soyuz TM-28
384  Pedro Duque29 October 1998STS-95
385  Frederick Sturckow4 December 1998STS-88
386  Ivan Bella20 February 1999Soyuz TM-29
387  Rick Husband27 May 1999STS-96
Julie Payette27 May 1999STS-96
Valery Tokarev27 May 1999STS-96
390  Jeffrey Ashby23 July 1999STS-93
391  Scott Kelly20 December 1999STS-103
392  Gerhard Thiele11 February 2000STS-99
393  Sergy Zalyotin4 April 2000Soyuz TM-30
394  Jeffrey Williams19 May 2000STS-101
395  Daniel Burbank8 September 2000STS-106
Richard Mastracchio8 September 2000STS-106
Boris Morukov8 September 2000STS-106
398  Pamela Melroy11 October 2000STS-92
399  Mark Polansky7 February 2001STS-98
400  James Kelly8 March 2001STS-102
Paul Richards8 March 2001STS-102
402  Yuri Lonchakov19 April 2001STS-100
John Phillips19 April 2001STS-100
404  Dennis Tito28 April 2001Soyuz TM-32
405  Charles Hobaugh12 July 2001STS-104
406  Patrick Forrester10 August 2001STS-105
Mikhail Tyurin10 August 2001STS-105
408  Konstantin Kozeyev21 October 2001Soyuz TM-33
409  Mark Kelly5 December 2001STS-108
Daniel Tani5 December 2001STS-108
411  Duane Carey1 March 2002STS-109
Michael Massimino1 March 2002STS-109
413  Stephen Frick8 April 2002STS-110
Lee Morin8 April 2002STS-110
Rex Walheim8 April 2002STS-110
416  Mark Shuttleworth25 April 2002Soyuz TM-34
Roberto Vittori25 April 2002Soyuz TM-34
418  Paul Lockhart5 June 2002STS-111
Philippe Perrin5 June 2002STS-111
Sergei Treschev5 June 2002STS-111
Peggy Whitson5 June 2002STS-111
422  Sandra Magnus7 October 2002STS-112
Piers Sellers7 October 2002STS-112
Fyodor Yurchikhin7 October 2002STS-112
425  Frank De Winne30 October 2002Soyuz TMA-1
426  John Herrington24 November 2002STS-113
Donald Pettit24 November 2002STS-113
428  David Brown16 January 2003STS-107
Laurel Clark16 January 2003STS-107
William McCool16 January 2003STS-107
Ilan Ramon16 January 2003STS-107
432  Yang Liwei15 October 2003ShenZhou 5
433  Edward Fincke19 April 2004Soyuz TMA-4
André Kuipers19 April 2004Soyuz TMA-4
435  Michael Melvill21 June 2004SpaceShipOne 15P
436  Brian Binnie4 October 2004SpaceShipOne 17P
437  Yuri Shargin14 October 2004Soyuz TMA-5
438  Charles Camarda26 July 2005STS-114
Soichi Noguchi26 July 2005STS-114
440  Gregory Olsen1 October 2005Soyuz TMA-7
441  Fei Junlong12 October 2005ShenZhou 6
Nie Haisheng12 October 2005ShenZhou 6
443  Marcos Pontes30 March 2006Soyuz TMA-8
444  Michael Fossum4 July 2006STS-121
Lisa Nowak4 July 2006STS-121
Stephanie Wilson4 July 2006STS-121
447  Christopher Ferguson9 September 2006STS-115
Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper9 September 2006STS-115
449  Anousheh Ansari18 September 2006Soyuz TMA-9
450  Christer Fuglesang10 December 2006STS-116
Joan Higginbotham10 December 2006STS-116
William Oefelein10 December 2006STS-116
Nicholas Patrick10 December 2006STS-116
Sunita Williams10 December 2006STS-116
455  Oleg Kotov7 April 2007Soyuz TMA-10
Charles Simonyi7 April 2007Soyuz TMA-10
457  Clayton Anderson8 June 2007STS-117
Lee Archambault8 June 2007STS-117
John Olivas8 June 2007STS-117
Steven Swanson8 June 2007STS-117
461  Tracy Caldwell-Dyson8 August 2007STS-118
Benjamin Drew8 August 2007STS-118
Barbara Morgan8 August 2007STS-118
464  Sheikh Muszaphar10 October 2007Soyuz TMA-11
465  Paolo Nespoli23 October 2007STS-120
Douglas Wheelock23 October 2007STS-120
George Zamka23 October 2007STS-120
468  Stanley Love7 February 2008STS-122
Leland Melvin7 February 2008STS-122
Alan Poindexter7 February 2008STS-122
471  Robert Behnken11 March 2008STS-123
Michael Foreman11 March 2008STS-123
Gregory H. Johnson11 March 2008STS-123
Garrett Reisman11 March 2008STS-123
475  Oleg D. Kononenko8 April 2008Soyuz TMA-12
Sergey Volkov8 April 2008Soyuz TMA-12
Yi So-yeon8 April 2008Soyuz TMA-12
478  Gregory Chamitoff31 May 2008STS-124
Robert Garan31 May 2008STS-124
Kenneth Ham31 May 2008STS-124
Akihiko Hoshide31 May 2008STS-124
Karen Nyberg31 May 2008STS-124
483  Jing Haipen25 September 2008ShenZhou 7
Liu Buoming25 September 2008ShenZhou 7
Zhai Zhigang25 September 2008ShenZhou 7
486  Richard Garriott12 October 2008Soyuz TMA-13
487  Eric Boe15 November 2008STS-126
Stephen Bowen15 November 2008STS-126
Robert Kimbrough15 November 2008STS-126
490  Joseph Acaba15 March 2009STS-119
Dominic Antonelli15 March 2009STS-119
Richard Arnold15 March 2009STS-119
493  Michael Barratt26 March 2009Soyuz TMA-14
494  Andrew Feustel11 May 2009STS-125
Michael Good11 May 2009STS-125
Gregory C. Johnson11 May 2009STS-125
K. Megan McArthur11 May 2009STS-125
498  Roman Romanenko27 May 2009Soyuz TMA-15
499  Christopher Cassidy15 July 2009STS-127
Douglas Hurley15 July 2009STS-127
Timothy Kopra15 July 2009STS-127
Thomas Marshburn15 July 2009STS-127
503  Kevin Ford29 August 2009STS-128
Jose Hernandez29 August 2009STS-128
Nicole Stott29 August 2009STS-128
506  Guy Laliberté30 September 2009Soyuz TMA-16
Maksim Surayev30 September 2009Soyuz TMA-16
508  Randolph Bresnik16 November 2009STS-129
Robert Satcher16 November 2009STS-129
Barry Wilmore16 November 2009STS-129
511  Timothy Creamer20 December 2009Soyuz TMA-17
512  Terry Virts8 February 2010STS-130
513  Mikhail Korniyenko2 April 2010Soyuz TMA-18
Aleksandr Skvortsov2 April 2010Soyuz TMA-18
515  James Dutton5 April 2010STS-131
Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger5 April 2010STS-131
Naoko Yamazaki5 April 2010STS-131
518  Shannon Walker15 June 2010Soyuz TMA-19
519  Oleg Skripochka7 October 2010Soyuz TMA-01M
520  Dmitry Kondratiyev15 December 2010Soyuz TMA-20
521  Andrei Borisenko4 April 2011Soyuz TMA-21
Aleksandr Samokutyayev4 April 2011Soyuz TMA-21
523  Satoshi Furukawa7 June 2011Soyuz TMA-02M
524  Anotoli Ivanishin14 November 2011Soyuz TMA-22
Anton Shkaplerov14 November 2011Soyuz TMA-22
526  Sergey Revin15 May 2012Soyuz TMA-04M
527  Liu Wang16 June 2012ShenZhou 9
Liu Yang16 June 2012ShenZhou 9
529  Oleg Novitskiy23 October 2012Soyuz TMA-06M
Yevgeni Tarelkin23 October 2012Soyuz TMA-06M
531  Aleksandr Misurkin28 March 2013Soyuz TMA-08M
532  Luca Parmitano28 May 2013Soyuz TMA-09M
533  Wang Ya-ping11 June 2013Shenzhou 10
Zhang Xiao-guang11 June 2013Shenzhou 10
535  Michael Hopkins25 September 2013Soyuz TMA-10M
Sergei Ryazansky25 September 2013Soyuz TMA-10M
537  Oleg Artemyev25 March 2014Soyuz TMA-12M
538  Alexander Gerst28 May 2014Soyuz TMA-13M
Gregory Wiseman28 May 2014Soyuz TMA-13M
540  Elena Serova25 September 2014Soyuz TMA-14M
541  Samantha Cristoforetti23 November 2014Soyuz TMA-15M
542  Kjell Lindgren22 July 2015Soyuz TMA-17M
Kimiya Yui22 July 2015Soyuz TMA-17M
544  Aydyn Aimbetov2 September 2015Soyuz TMA-18M
Andreas Mogensen2 September 2015Soyuz TMA-18M
546  Timothy Peake15 December 2015Soyuz TMA-19M
547  Aleksei Ovchinin18 March 2016Soyuz TMA-20M
548  Takuya Onishi7 July 2016Soyuz MS-01
Kathleen Rubins7 July 2016Soyuz MS-01
550  Chen Dong16 October 2016Shenzhou 11
551  Sergei Ryzhikov19 October 2016Soyuz MS-02
552  Thomas Pesquet17 November 2016Soyuz MS-03
553  Jack Fischer20 April 2017Soyuz MS-04
554  Mark Vande Hei12 September 2017Soyuz MS-06
555  Norishige Kanai17 December 2017Soyuz MS-07
Scott Tingle17 December 2017Soyuz MS-07
557  Serena Auñón-Chancellor6 June 2018Soyuz MS-09
Sergei Prokopyev6 June 2018Soyuz MS-09
559  Anne McClain3 December 2018Soyuz MS-11
David Saint-Jacques3 December 2018Soyuz MS-11
561  Tyler Hague14 March 2019Soyuz MS-12
Christina Koch14 March 2019Soyuz MS-12
563  Andrew Morgan20 July 2019Soyuz MS-13
564  Hazza Al-Mansouri25 September 2019Soyuz MS-15
Jessica Meir25 September 2019Soyuz MS-15

NOTE: All first flight participants meeting FAI criteria, including suborbital flights, are listed. Not listed are participants whose first flight met USAF criteria but not FAI criteria. An example would be Joseph Engle, who first met USAF criteria on 29 June 1965 during X-15 flight #138, but did not meet FAI requirements until 12 November 1981 on STS-2.


People Whose First FAI Flight Was Suborbital

1  Alan Shepard5 May 1961Freedom 7
2  Virgil Grissom21 July 1961Liberty Bell 7
3  Joseph Walker19 July 1963X-15 Flight #90
4  Michael Melvill21 June 2004SpaceShipOne 15P
5  Brian Binnie4 October 2004SpaceShipOne 17P

People Whose First Flight Did Not Meet FAI Criteria

1  Robert White17 July 1962X-15 Flight #62
2  Joseph Walker17 January 1963X-15 Flight #77
3  Robert Rushworth27 June 1963X-15 Flight #87
4  Joseph Engle29 June 1965X-15 Flight #138
5  John McKay28 September 1965X-15 Flight #150
6  William Dana1 November 1966X-15 Flight #174
7  William Knight17 October 1967X-15 Flight #190
8  Michael Adams15 November 1967X-15 Flight #191
9  Mark Stucky13 December 2018VSS Unity PF04
10  David Mackay22 February 2019VSS Unity PF05
Michael Masucci22 February 2019VSS Unity PF05

 


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