Manned spaceflight launches by NASA from 1961 to 2008

This statistic shows the number of manned spaceflights launched by NASA in the United States, and the number of astronauts onboard, from 1961 to 2008. The first manned spaceflight launched by the United States was on May 5, 1961, shortly after the first ever manned spaceflight which was achieved by the Soviet space program in April 1961.

Number of manned spaceflights launched by NASA from 1961 to 2008

Number of spaceflightsNumber of astronauts on board
2008429
2007321
2006320
200517
200400
200317
2002534
2001638
2000532
1999319
1998533
1997853
1996743
1995742
1994742
1993742
1992853
1991635
1990632
1989525
1988210
198700
198617
1985958
1984528
1983420
198238
198124
198000
197900
197800
197700
197600
197513
197400
197339
197226
197126
197013
1969412
196826
196700
1966510
1965510
196400
196311
196233
196122
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Source

Release date

August 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

2009

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