CU ASTRONAUTS

  AFFILIATION WITH CU SPACE FLIGHTS
Scott Carpenter [d. 2013] *BS Aero (honorary), 1962 Mercury-Atlas 7 (Aurora 7)
John ‘Jack’ Swigert [d. 1982] *BS Mech, 1953 Apollo 13
Stuart Roosa [d. 1994] *BS Aero, 1960 Apollo 14
Vance Brand *BA Bus, 1953; BS Aero, 1960 Apollo-Soyuz, STS-5, -41B, -35
George ‘Pinky’ Nelson Postdoc CU (JILA) STS-41C, -61C, -26
Ellison Onizuka [d. 1986] *BS Aero, 1969; MS Aero, 1969 STS-51C, -51L (Challenger accident)
Loren Acton (Payload Specialist) PhD AG, 1965 STS-51F
John ‘Mike’ Lounge [d. 2011] *MS AG, 1970 STS-51I, -26, -35
Marsha Ivins *BS Aero, 1973 STS-32, -46, -62, -81, -98
Sam Durrance (Payload Specialist) PhD AG, 1980 STS-35, -67
Richard Hieb *MS Aero, 1979 STS-39, -49, -65
James Voss *MS Aero, 1974 STS-44, -53, -69, -101, ISS Exp. 2
Ronald Sega *PhD EE, 1982 STS-60, -76
Joe Tanner Sr. Instructor CU (Aero) STS-66, -82, -97, -115
Edward T. Lu Postdoc CU (JILA) STS-84, -106, ISS Exp. 7
Takao Doi (JAXA astronaut) Postdoc CU (Aero) STS-87, -123
Kalpana Chawla [d. 2003] *PhD Aero, 1988 STS-87, -107 (Columbia accident)
John Herrington *BS Applied Math (UCCS), 1983 STS-113
Steven Swanson *BS Eng Physics, 1983 STS-117, -119, ISS Exp. 39/40
Kjell Lindgren *MD School of Medicine, 2002 ISS Exp. 44/45

 

ref: http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/

* NASA Astronauts with degree from CU