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FAA Commercial Human Spaceflight Recognition

Commercial Space Transportation

This table lists individuals who have received FAA human spaceflight recognition. The 30 individuals who received FAA Commercial Space Astronaut Wings are identified with an asterisk (*). Others to be listed will include those exceeding 50 statute miles above the surface of the Earth on an FAA-licensed or permitted launch or reentry. Individuals who have qualified on more than one flight are identified by the plus sign (+) and only have their initial flight details listed.

Individuals who have exceeded 50 statute miles on an FAA licensed commercial vehicle
Name Operator Mission Vehicle Launch Location Qualification
(Flight) Date
Mike Melvill*+ Scaled Composites Flight 15P SpaceShipOne Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
200406216/21/2004
Brian Binnie* Scaled Composites Flight 17P SpaceShipOne Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
2004100410/04/2004
Michael Alsbury* Scaled Composites PF04 SpaceShipTwo
Enterprise
Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
2014103110/31/2014
Peter Siebold* Scaled Composites PF04 SpaceShipTwo
Enterprise
Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
2014103110/31/2014
Mark Stucky* Virgin Galactic VP-03 SpaceShipTwo
Unity
Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
2018121312/13/2018
CJ Sturckow* Virgin Galactic VP-03 SpaceShipTwo
Unity
Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
2018121312/13/2018
David Mackay*+ Virgin Galactic VF-01 SpaceShipTwo
Unity
Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
201902222/22/2019
Michael Masucci*+ Virgin Galactic VF-01 SpaceShipTwo
Unity
Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
201902222/22/2019
Beth Moses*+ Virgin Galactic VF-01 SpaceShipTwo
Unity
Mojave Air and
Space Port, CA
201902222/22/2019
Sir Richard Branson* Virgin Galactic VH-01 SpaceShipTwo
Unity
Spaceport America, NM 202107117/11/2021
Colin Bennett* Virgin Galactic VH-01 SpaceShipTwo
Unity
Spaceport America, NM 202107117/11/2021
Sirisha Bandla* Virgin Galactic VH-01 SpaceShipTwo
Unity
Spaceport America, NM 202107117/11/2021
Mark S. Bezos* Blue Origin NS-16 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
202107207/20/2021
Jeffrey P. Bezos* Blue Origin NS-16 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
202107207/20/2021
Wally Funk* Blue Origin NS-16 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
202107207/20/2021
Oliver Daemen* Blue Origin NS-16 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
202107207/20/2021
Jared Isaacman* SpaceX Inspiration4 Falcon 9 Kennedy Space
Center, FL
202109169/16/2021
Dr. Sian
Proctor*
SpaceX Inspiration4 Falcon 9 Kennedy Space
Center, FL
202109169/16/2021
Hayley
Arceneaux*
SpaceX Inspiration4 Falcon 9 Kennedy Space
Center, FL
202109169/16/2021
Christopher
Sembroski*
SpaceX Inspiration4 Falcon 9 Kennedy Space
Center, FL
202109169/16/2021
Audrey Powers* Blue Origin NS-18 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021101310/13/2021
William
Shatner*
Blue Origin NS-18 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021101310/13/2021
Dr. Chris
Boshuizen*
Blue Origin NS-18 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021101310/13/2021
Glen de Vries* Blue Origin NS-18 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021101310/13/2021
Laura Shepard Churchley* Blue Origin NS-19 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021121112/11/2021
Michael Strahan* Blue Origin NS-19 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021121112/11/2021
Evan Dick* Blue Origin NS-19 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021121112/11/2021
Dylan Taylor* Blue Origin NS-19 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021121112/11/2021
Cameron Bess* Blue Origin NS-19 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021121112/11/2021
Lane Bess* Blue Origin NS-19 New Shepard Launch Site One,
TX
2021121112/11/2021

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