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Association of Space Explorers

ORGANIZATION

"The Association of Space Explorers (ASE) is an international nonprofit professional and educational organization of over 300 individuals from 30 nations who have flown in space. Founded in 1985, ASE's mission is to provide a forum for professional dialogue among individuals who have flown in space, support space science and exploration for the benefit of all, promote education in science and engineering, foster greater environmental awareness, and encourage international cooperation in the human exploration of space."

Official Website:
http://www.space-explorers.org/

Location:
Houston, TX

Founding Date:
1985

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
20-Jan-1930   Second man on the Moon
Anousheh Ansari
Business
12-Sep-1966   Telecom executive, space tourist
Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
Astronaut
19-Aug-1946   Four-time shuttle astronaut
Scott Carpenter
Astronaut
1-May-1925   Mercury astronaut
Gene Cernan
Astronaut
14-Mar-1934   Last man on the moon (Apollo 17)
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
Dick Covey
Astronaut
1-Aug-1946   Shuttle astronaut
Robert Crippen
Astronaut
11-Sep-1937   Pilot of first shuttle mission, STS-1
Charles Duke
Astronaut
3-Oct-1935   10th to walk on the Moon
Jake Garn
Politician
12-Oct-1932   US Senator from Utah, 1974-93
Owen K. Garriott
Astronaut
22-Nov-1930   Skylab, Spacelab astronaut
Bernard A. Harris, Jr.
Astronaut
26-Jun-1956   First black astronaut to spacewalk
James Irwin
Astronaut
17-Mar-1930 8-Aug-1991 8th to walk on the Moon
Alexei Leonov
Astronaut
30-May-1934   First man to walk in space
Jim Lovell
Astronaut
25-Mar-1928   Apollo 13
Edgar Mitchell
Astronaut
17-Sep-1930   6th to walk on the Moon
Bill Nelson
Politician
29-Sep-1942   US Senator from Florida
Andrian Nikolayev
Astronaut
5-Sep-1929 3-Jul-2004 Third Russian cosmonaut in space
Ellen Ochoa
Astronaut
10-May-1958   First hispanic female astronaut
Scott E. Parazynski
Astronaut
28-Jul-1961   Shuttle astronaut, summited Everest
Rusty Schweickart
Astronaut
25-Oct-1935   Apollo 9 Lunar Module pilot
Deke Slayton
Astronaut
1-Mar-1924 13-Jun-1993 Original Mercury 7 astronaut
Thomas P. Stafford
Astronaut
17-Sep-1930   Gemini 6 & 9, Apollo 10, Apollo-Soyuz
Kathryn D. Sullivan
Astronaut
3-Oct-1951   Columbus Center for Science and Industry
Norman Thagard
Astronaut
3-Jul-1943   Shuttle astronaut


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