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American Astronautical Society

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Official Website:
http://www.astronautical.org/

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
20-Jan-1930   Second man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong
Astronaut
5-Aug-1930   First man on the Moon
Norman Augustine
Business
27-Jul-1935   CEO of Martin Marietta, 1996-97
Alan Bean
Astronaut
15-Mar-1932   Apollo 12, Skylab Mission II astronaut
Frank Borman
Astronaut
14-Mar-1928   First to circumnavigate moon
Scott Carpenter
Astronaut
1-May-1925   Mercury astronaut
Arthur C. Clarke
Novelist
16-Dec-1917 19-Mar-2008 2001: A Space Odyssey
Vance D. Coffman
Business
3-Apr-1944   CEO of Lockheed Martin, 1998-2004
Michael Collins
Astronaut
31-Oct-1930   Apollo 11 command module pilot
Pete Conrad
Astronaut
2-Jun-1930 8-Jul-1999 Apollo 12 mission commander, 3rd on moon
Robert Crippen
Astronaut
11-Sep-1937   Pilot of first shuttle mission, STS-1
James Doolittle
Aviator
14-Dec-1896 27-Sep-1993 Doolittle Raid against Tokyo in 1942
Don Fuqua
Politician
20-Aug-1933   Congressman from Florida, 1963-87
Owen K. Garriott
Astronaut
22-Nov-1930   Skylab, Spacelab astronaut
John Glenn
Astronaut
18-Jul-1921   First American to orbit earth
Michael D. Griffin
Government
1-Nov-1949   NASA Administrator
Gus Grissom
Astronaut
3-Apr-1926 27-Jan-1967 Second American in space
Guillermo Haro
Astronomer
21-Mar-1913 26-Apr-1988 Herbig-Haro objects
Bernard A. Harris, Jr.
Astronaut
26-Jun-1956   First black astronaut to spacewalk
Robert Jastrow
Astronomer
7-Sep-1925 8-Feb-2008 Red Giants and White Dwarfs
Jim Lovell
Astronaut
25-Mar-1928   Apollo 13
Ruben Mettler
Business
23-Feb-1924 23-May-2006 CEO of TRW, 1969-77
Carl Sagan
Astronomer
9-Nov-1934 20-Dec-1996 Popular astronomer, host of Cosmos
Wally Schirra
Astronaut
12-Mar-1923 3-May-2007 Commander of Apollo 7
Jack Schmitt
Astronaut
3-Jul-1935   12th Man on the Moon
Rusty Schweickart
Astronaut
25-Oct-1935   Apollo 9 Lunar Module pilot
David Scott
Astronaut
6-Jun-1932   Commander, Apollo 15
Alan Shepard
Astronaut
18-Nov-1923 21-Jul-1998 First American in space
Deke Slayton
Astronaut
1-Mar-1924 13-Jun-1993 Original Mercury 7 astronaut
Robert J. Stevens
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Lockheed Martin
Jack Swigert
Astronaut
30-Aug-1931 27-Dec-1982 Command Module Pilot on Apollo 13
James V. Taranik
Geologist
23-Apr-1940 21-Jun-2011 Desert Research Institute
Clyde W. Tombaugh
Astronomer
4-Feb-1906 17-Jan-1997 Discovered Pluto
Harold C. Urey
Chemist
29-Apr-1893 5-Jan-1981 Discovered Deuterium
James Van Allen
Astronomer
7-Sep-1914 9-Aug-2006 Discovered the Van Allen Belt
Wernher von Braun
Scientist
23-Mar-1912 16-Jun-1977 German-American rocket scientist
A. Thomas Young
Business
1938   President of Martin Marietta, 1990-95
John Young
Astronaut
24-Sep-1930   9th to walk on the Moon
Fritz Zwicky
Astronomer
14-Feb-1898 8-Feb-1974 Astrophysicist at CalTech


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