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Astronauts at Morehead

Astronauts at Morehead

Read below for a complete list of astronauts who trained at Morehead, as well as the missions they completed.

Astronauts Ed White and Jim McDivitt at Morehead Planetarium
Photo courtesy of UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries

Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 7/12/1966, 8/23/1966, 1/17-18/1968, 2/21/1969
Missions: Gemini 12, Apollo 11

Joseph P. Allen
Training: 11/13-14/1967
Missions: STS-5, STS-51A

William A. Anders
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 5/2-4/1966, 6/22-23/1966, 2/7-8/1967, 2/21/1969
Mission: Apollo 8

Neil A. Armstrong
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 3/26-27/1964, 3/30-31/1965, 5/18-19/1965, 6/25/1965, 8/6/1965, 1/21-22/1966, 5/3-4/1966, 6/22-23/1966, 1/17-18/1968, 2/21/1969
Missions: Gemini 8, Apollo 11

Charles A. Bassett II
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 1/10-11/1966, 2/25/1966

Alan L. Bean
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 4/25-26/1966
Missions: Apollo 12, Skylab 3

Frank Borman
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 12/15-16/1964, 4/27-28/1965, 7/22-23/1965, 11/14/1965, 1/17-18/1968
Missions: Gemini 7, Apollo 8

Vance D. Brand
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Missions: Apollo-Soyuz, STS-5, STS-41B, STS-35

John S. Bull
Training: 6/9-10/1966

M. Scott Carpenter
Training: 2/23-24/1960, 10/28-29/1961, 4/28/1962 Mission: Aurora 7 (Mercury 4)

Gerald P. Carr
Training: 6/9-10/1966, 2/7-8/1967
Mission: Skylab 4

Eugene A. Cernan
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 1/10-11/1966, 2/25/1966, 8/23/1966

Roger B. Chaffee
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 4/14-15/1966
Mission: Apollo 1 (fire)

Philip K. Chapman
Training: 11/13-14/1967

Michael Collins
Training: 6/26-27/1964, 7/22-23/1965, 11/14/1965, 4/25-26/1966, 1/17-18/1968, 2/21/1969
Mission: Gemini 10, Apollo 11

Charles Conrad Jr.
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 3/30-31/1965, 5/10-11/1965, 6/23-25/1965, 8/6/1965, 1/21-22/1966, 5/9-10/1966, 6/22-23/1966, 8/13/1966
Missions: Gemini 5 & 11, Apollo 12, Skylab 2

L. Gordon Cooper
Training: 3/1-2/1960, 8/23/1962, 1/19/1963, 4/5-6/1963, 3/30-31/1965, 5/10-11/1965, 6/24-25/1965, 8/6/1965, 7/12/1966, 8/23/1966, 9/4-5/1967
Missions: Faith 7 (Mercury 6), Gemini 5

R. Walter Cunningham
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 7/8-9/1966
Mission: Apollo 7

Charles M. Duke Jr.
Training: 6/9-10/1966, 9/4-5/1967
Mission: Apollo 16

Donn F. Eisele
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 7/8-9/1966
Mission: Apollo 7

Anthony W. England
Training: 11/12-14/1967
Mission: STS-51F

Joe H. Engle
Training: 11/12-14/1966, 9/4/1967
Missions: STS-2, STS-51I

Ronald E. Evans
Training: 6/9-10/1966, 2/21/1969
Mission: Apollo 17

Theodore C. Freeman
Training: 3/26-27/1964

Owen K. Garriott
Training: 11/13-14/1967, 9/4-5/1967
Missions: Skylab 3, STS-9

Edward G. Givens Jr.
Training: 6/9-10/1966

John H. Glenn Jr.
Training: 3/2-3/1960, 10/28-29/1961
Missions: Friendship 7 (Mercury 3), STS-95

Richard F. Gordon Jr.
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 11/4-5/1965, 1/21-22/1966, 5/3-4/1966, 6/22-23/1966, 8/13/1966
Missions: Gemini 11, Apollo 12

Virgil I. Grissom
Training: 2/25-26/1960, 12/28-29/1961, 3/3/1964, 9/23-24/1964, 8/3/1965, 4/14-15/1966
Missions: Liberty Bell 7 (Mercury 2), Gemini 3, Apollo 1 (fire)

Fred W. Haise Jr.
Training: 6/9-10/1966, 2/21/1969
Mission: Apollo 13

Karl G. Henize
Training: 6/22-23/1966
Mission: STS-51F

James B. Irwin
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Mission: Apollo 15

Joseph B. Kerwin
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Mission: Skylab 2

William B. Lenoir
Training: 11/13-14/1967
Mission: STS-5

Don L. Lind
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Mission: STS-51B

John A. Llewellyn
Training: 11/13-14/1967

Jack R. Lousma
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Missions: Skylab 3, STS-3

James A. Lovell Jr.
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 12/15-16/1964, 4/27-28/1965, 7/22-23/1965, 11/14/1965, 7/12/1966, 8/23/1966
Missions: Gemini 7 & 12, Apollo 8 & 13

Thomas K. Mattingly Jr.
Training: 6/9-10/1966, 1/17-18/1968
Missions: Apollo 16, STS-4, STS-51C

Bruce McCandless II
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Missions: STS-41B, STS-31

James A. McDivitt
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 12/15-16/1964, 4/27-28/1965, 4/13-15/1966
Missions: Gemini 4, Apollo 9

F. Curtis Michel
Training: 6/9-10/1966

Edgar D. Mitchell
Training: 6/9-10/1966, 9/4-5/1967, 2/21/1969
Mission: Apollo 14

Story Musgrave
Training: 11/13-14/1967
Missions: STS-6, STS-51F, STS-33, STS-44, STS-61, STS-80

Brian T. O’Leary
Training: 11/13-14/1967

Robert A. Parker
Training: 11/13-14/1967
Missions: STS-9, STS-35

William R. Pogue
Training: 6/9-10/1966, 2/21/1969
Mission: Skylab 4

Stuart A. Roosa
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Mission: Apollo 14

Walter M. Schirra Jr.
Training: 2/23-24/1960, 12/28-29/1961, 4/28/1962, 8/23/1962, 4/5/1963, 9/23/-24/1964, 8/3/1965
Missions: Sigma 7 (Mercury 5), Gemini 6, Apollo 7

Russell L. Schweickart
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 4/13-15/1966

David R. Scott
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 11/4-5/1965, 1/21-22/1966
Missions: Gemini 8, Apollo 9, Apollo 15

Elliott M. See Jr.
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 3/30-31/1965, 5/18-19/1965, 6/25/1965, 8/6/1965, 1/10-11/1966

Alan B. Shepard Jr.
Training: 3/1-2/1960, 1/18-19/1963, 4/5/1963
Missions: Freedom 7 (Mercury 1), Apollo 14

Donald K. Slayton
Training: 2/25-26/1960, 12/28-29/1961, 1975
Mission: Apollo-Soyuz

Thomas P. Stafford
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 9/23-24/1964, 8/3/1965
Missions: Gemini 6 & 9 , Apollo 10, Apollo-Soyuz

John L. Swigert Jr.
Training: 6/9-10/1966, 2/21/1969
Missions: Apollo 13

William E. Thornton
Training: 11/13-14/1967
Missions: STS-8, STS-51B

Paul J. Weitz
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Missions: Skylab 2, STS-6

Edward H. White
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 12/15-16/1964, 4/27-28/1965, 7/22-23/1965, 11/14/1965, 4/14-15/1966
Missions: Gemini 4, Apollo 1 (fire)

Clifton C. Williams Jr.
Training: 3/26-27/1964, 4/25-26/1966

Alfred M. Worden
Training: 6/9-10/1966
Mission: Apollo 15

John W. Young
Training: 1/28-30/1963, 3/3/1964, 9/23-24/1964, 8/3/1965, 4/25-26/1966
Missions: Gemini 3 & 10, Apollo 10 & 16, STS-1, STS-9

Notes: STS is the NASA designation for a Space Shuttle mission. Mercury and other early astronauts usually came in groups of two or three and the dates of their visits were not carefully recorded.