Top Ten Best Astronauts

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The Top Ten

1 Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong is one of my favorite people of all time. Apollo 11 is very inspiring.

Well yeah he was the first creature ever to step on the moon - amenyoussef

He had the Right Stuff!

First man on the moon

2 Yuri Gagarin Yuri Gagarin

first man in space! makes all russians proud! - russian

3 Buzz Aldrin

Second person on the moon. - SamuiNeko

4 Valentina Tereshkova

First women is space. - SamuiNeko

5 Chris Hadfield

Ground Control to Major Tom... - Drewman1211

1st Canadian commander of the ISS, 1st Canadian to walk in space, former fighter pilot and shuttle pilot, musician and scientist and engineer, made space popular again, etc..

6 Gherman Titov
7 John Glenn
8 Scott Carpenter
9 Alan Shepard

First American in space - SamuiNeko

Come on he should be number 1! he was the first american and second person in space!,and he sacrificed his life to go into space and even when the us space program wasn't doing well! plus he went to the moon sooo yeah.

10 Kalpana Chawla

Best Indian astronaut. Forfeited her life for the cause of science.

The Contenders

11 Gus Grissom
12 Luca Parmitano
13 Michael Collins
14 Wally Schirra

Great astronaut, great guy, first person to fly in missions Mercury-Apollo.

15 Anousheh Ansari

The first female Persian astronaut!

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