https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-astronauts-introduced

Feb 9, 2010 ... On April 9, 1959, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) introduces America's first astronauts to the press: Scott Carpenter, ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_astronauts_by_first_flight

This is a list of astronauts by first flight, in chronological order. According to the Fédération ...... the Chinese space program. Mike Melvill, the 435th person in space and the first commercial astronaut of a privately flown and funded spaceflight.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_Seven

The Mercury Seven were the group of seven astronauts for Project Mercury announced by ... Alan Shepard became the first American in space in 1961, and walked on the Moon on Apollo 14 in 1971. John Glenn became the first American in ...

https://www.space.com/16758-apollo-11-first-moon-landing.html

May 9, 2019 ... Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, 39, was the first astronaut with a doctorate to fly in space. Born Jan. 20, 1930, in New Jersey, Aldrin piloted Gemini ...

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/05/130508-picture-astronaut-space-glenn-shepard-nasa-mercury-grissom/

May 9, 2013 ... The first seven astronauts pose for an official NASA portrait. ... Gus Grissom (back , middle), the second American in space and the first to make ...

https://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/apollo-to-the-moon/online/early-steps/humans-in-space.cfm

After these first few missions that put Americans in space, America's astronauts became the most visible symbols of space exploration. The public, newspapers ...

https://www.britannica.com/topic/astronaut

More specifically, astronauts are those persons who went to space aboard a U.S. spacecraft. Those individuals who first traveled aboard a spacecraft operated ...

https://www.ducksters.com/science/physics/astronaut.php

Kids learn about the astronauts who travel and explore outer space including ... John Glenn (1921 - 2016) - John Glenn became the first American astronaut to ...

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/17/18411890/nasa-astronaut-christina-koch-international-space-station-record

Apr 17, 2019 ... NASA has announced which astronauts will be traveling to and from the International Space Station through the end of the year, and the new ...

http://www.oldest.org/people/astronauts/

He became involved with space medicine research, which led him to apply for the astronaut program. Thornton developed and designed the first mass ...