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Rocket Roll Call: All the MIT Alumni Astronauts

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With the announcement of the astronaut class of 2017, the tally of MIT alumni selected by NASA to travel into space has risen to 41.

See below for the full list, and explore Slice of MIT's ongoing coverage of these and the many other MIT alumni who have advanced space exploration.

  • Buzz Aldrin ScD ’63
  • Dominic Antonelli ’89
  • Jerome Apt PhD ’76
  • Stephen Bowen ENG ’93, SM ’93
  • Kenneth Cameron ’78, SM ’79
  • Christopher Cassidy SM ’00
  • Gregory Chamitoff PhD ’92
  • Franklin Chang-Díaz ScD ’77
  • Philip Chapman SM ’64, ScD ’67
  • Raja Chari SM ’01
  • Catherine Coleman ’83
  • Timothy Creamer SM ’92
  • Charles Duke SM ’64
  • Anthony England ’64, SM ’65, PhD ’70
  • Edward Fincke ’89
  • Jack Fischer SM ’98
  • John Grunsfeld ’80
  • Tyler Nick Hague SM ’00
  • Terry Hart SM ’69
  • Frederick Hauck SM ’66
  • Warren Hoburg ’08
  • Wendy Lawrence SM ’88
  • Mark Lee SM ’80
  • William Lenoir ’61, SM ’62, PhD ’65
  • Byron Lichtenberg SM ’75, ScD ’79
  • Michael Massimino SM ’88, ENG ’90, SM ’90, PhD ’92
  • Ronald McNair PhD ’77
  • Pamela Melroy SM ’84
  • Edgar Mitchell ScD ’64
  • Jasmin Moghbeli ’05
  • Nicolas J.M. Patrick SM ’90, PhD ’96
  • Albert Sacco Jr. PhD ’77
  • Robert Satcher ’86, PhD ’93
  • Russell Schweickart ’56, SM ’63
  • David Scott EAA ’62, SM ’62
  • William Shepherd SM ’78, SM ’78
  • Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper ’84, SM ’85
  • Daniel Tani ’84, SM ’88
  • Robert Thirsk SM ’78, MBA ’98
  • Janice Voss SM ’77, PhD ’87
  • Neil Woodward ’84

Photo (top):  John Grunsfeld '80 performs work on the Hubble Space Telescope in 2009. Credit: NASA
 

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