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List of famous flight engineers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top flight engineers in the world? This includes the most prominent flight engineers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable flight engineers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic flight engineers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned flight engineers.

A list made up of people like Frank De Winne and Garrett Reisman.

From reputable, prominent, and well known flight engineers to the lesser known flight engineers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the flight engineer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous flight engineers ever?" and "What are the names of famous flight engineers?" then you're in the right place. (62 items)
Lisa Nowak is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Flight Engineers
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Lisa Marie Nowak is an American former naval flight officer and NASA astronaut. Born in Washington, D.C., she was selected by NASA in 1996 and qualified as a mission specialist in robotics. Nowak flew aboard Space Shuttle Discovery during the STS-121 mission in July 2006, where she was responsible ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Flight engineer, Astronaut, Engineer

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Sunita Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Flight Engineers
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Sunita Lyn "Suni" Williams née Pandya is an American astronaut and United States Navy officer of Indian-Slovenian descent. She holds the records for longest single space flight by a woman, total spacewalks by a woman, and most spacewalk time for a woman. Williams was assigned to the International ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: Euclid, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Flight engineer, Astronaut, Engineer

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Frank De Winne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Flight Engineers
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Frank, Viscount De Winne is a Belgian Air Component officer and an ESA astronaut. He is Belgium's second person in space. He was the first ESA astronaut to command a space mission when he served as commander of ISS Expedition 21. ESA astronaut de Winne serves currently as Head of the European ...more

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Age: 55

Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium

Profession: Flight engineer, Astronaut, Engineer

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Robert Thirsk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Flight Engineers
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Robert Brent "Bob" Thirsk, OC OBC is a Canadian engineer and physician, and a former Canadian Space Agency astronaut. He holds the Canadian records for the longest space flight and the most time spent in space. He became an officer of the Order of Canada in 2013 and was named to the Order of British ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: New Westminster, Canada

Profession: Flight engineer, Astronaut, Physician, Engineer

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