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Membership in ASE is open to individuals who have completed at least one orbit of the Earth in a spacecraft.

ASE is represented by over 400 space fliers from 38 countries, including Afghanistan, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam.

Afghanistan

Abdulahad Mohmand 

Austria

Franz Viehbock 

Belgium

Frank De Winne

Dirk Frimout 

Brazil

Marcos Pontes 

Bulgaria

Georgi Ivanov

Alexander Alexandrov 

Canada

Roberta Bondar 

Marc Garneau 

Chris Hadfield

Guy Laliberté

Steven MacLean 

Julie Payette 

Robert Thirsk 

Bjarni Tryggvason 

Dafydd Rys Williams 

Costa Rica

Franklin Chang-Diaz

China

Liu Boming

Chen Dong 

Jing Haipeng 

Fei Junlong

Yang Liwei 

Liu Wang

Liu Yang

Nie Haisheng

Wang YaPing

Zhai Zhigang

Zhang Xiaoguang

Cuba

Arnoldo Tamayo-Mendez 

Czech Republic

Vladimir Remek

Denmark

Andreas Mogensen 

France

Jean-Loup Chretien 

Jean-Francois Clervoy 

Leopold Eyharts 

Claudie Haigneré  

Jean-Pierre Haignere 

Jean-Jacques Favier

Thomas Pesquet 

Michel Tognini

Germany

Reinhold Ewald 

Klaus-Dietrich Flade 

Alexander Gerst 

Reinhard Furrer †

Sigmund Jaehn 

Ulf Merbold 

Ernst Messerschmid 

Thomas Reiter 

Hans Schlegel 

Gerhard Thiele 

Ulrich Walter

Hungary

Bertalan Farkas 

India

Rakesh Sharma

Israel

Ilan Ramon †

Italy

Maurizio Cheli 

Samantha Cristoforetti 

Umberto Guidoni

Franco Malerba

Paolo Nespoli 

Luca Parmitano

Japan

Toyohiro Akiyama

Akihiko Hoshide 

Mamoru Mohri 

Chiaki Mukai

Soichi Noguchi 

Takuya Onishi 

Koichi Wakata

Naoko Yamazaki (L) 

Kimiya Yui

Kazakhstan

Aidyn Aimbetov

Tokhtar Aubakirov 

Talgat Musabayev

Republic of Korea

Soyeon Yi (L) 

Malaysia

Sheikh Muszaphar 

Mexico

Rodolfo Neri-Vela 

Mongolia

Jugderdemidyn Gurragchaa

The Netherlands

Andre Kuipers
Wubbo Ockels †

Poland

Miroslaw Hermaszewski 

Romania

Dumitru Prunariu (DM)

Russia

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Saudi Arabia 

HRH Sultan bin Salman al-Saud (DM)

Slovakia

Ivan Bella 

South Africa

Mark Shuttleworth

Spain

Pedro Duque

Sweden

Christer Fuglesang 

Switzerland

Claude Nicollier

Syria

Mohammed Faris

Ukraine

Leonid Kadenyuk †

United Kingdom 

Tim Peake
Helen Sharman 

United States 

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Viet Nam 

Pham Tuan

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