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Edwin Eugene 'Buzz' Aldrin
Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.
second man to walk on the Moon

Neil Alden Armstrong
Neil Alden Armstrong
the first man on the Moon

Alan L. Bean
Alan LaVern Bean
fourth man to walk on the Moon; Skylab resident

Roberta Lynn Bondar
Roberta Lynn Bondar

Frank Borman
Frank Frederick Borman II
commander of the first manned mission to orbit the Moon

Vance DeVoe Brand
Vance DeVoe Brand
Command Module Pilot on the Apollo-Soyuz mission and Commander of the first operational space shuttle flight

Valeri Fyodorovich Bykovsky
Valeri Fyodorovich Bykovsky
cosmonaut

Scott Carpenter
(Malcolm) Scott Carpenter
the fourth American to go into space, and the second to orbit the Earth

Gerald P. Carr
Gerald P. Carr
Skylab resident

John Howard Casper
John Howard Casper

Eugene Andrew Cernan
Eugene Andrew Cernan
record-setting space walker and last man on the Moon

Roger Bruce Chaffee
Roger Bruce Chaffee
Apollo astronaut

Charles 'Pete' Conrad, Jr.
Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr.
record-setter for time spent in space; third man on the Moon; part of the first Skylab crew

Charles Moss Duke, Jr.
Charles Moss Duke, Jr.
the youngest person to walk on the Moon

Yuri Gagarin
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin
the first man in space

Owen K. Garriott
Owen K. Garriott
Skylab astronaut

Edward G. Gibson
Edward G. Gibson
Skylab astronaut

Virgil Ivan 'Gus' Grissom
Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom
second American in space; first person to go into space twice

Joseph P. Kerwin
Joseph P. Kerwin
Skylab astronaut

Vladimir M. Komarov
Vladimir M. Komarov

Jack Robert Lousma
Jack Robert Lousma
Skylab astronaut

Shannon Lucid
Shannon Matilda Lucid
four-time Space Shuttle astronaut and record-setting American resident of Mir

James McDivitt
James Alton McDivitt

Donald R. McMonagle
Donald R. McMonagle

Ulf Merbold
Ulf Merbold

William Reid Pogue
William Reid Pogue
Skylab astronaut

Sally Kristen Ride
Sally Kristen Ride
the first American woman in space

David R. Scott
David Randolph Scott
one of only three astronauts to fly both orbital and lunar Apollo missions

Alan Shepard
Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr.
the first American in space

Gherman Stepanovich Titov
Gherman Stepanovich Titov
the second Russian to orbit the Earth and youngest person ever to go into space

Paul J. Weitz
Paul J. Weitz
Skylab and Space Shuttle astronaut

Edward Higgins White II
Edward Higgins White II
the first American to walk in space

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