Template:Infobox astronaut

Infobox astronaut
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This infobox shows information about an astronaut. It should be used on pages that are biographies of astronauts.

To use this infobox, copy and paste the template below into an article.

{{Infobox astronaut
|name                = 
|other_names         = 
|image               = 
|width               = 
|caption             = 
|type                = 
|nationality         =
|status              = 
|birth_date          = 
|birth_place         = 
|death_date          = 
|death_place         = 
|occupation          = 
|current_occupation  = 
|previous_occupation = 
|rank                = 
|time                = 
|selection           =
|eva1                =
|eva2                = 
|mission             = 
|insignia            = 
|Date of ret         = 
|awards              = 


What it is
name The person's name.
other_names Other common or notable names for the person.
image Insert image, preferably at 200px.
width Set (optional) width of image; defaults to: 20em.
caption Insert a caption for the image. Try to include the date the photo was taken, and the name of the photographer
type Include the agency the astronaut worked for (NASA, RKA, ESA, CSA, etc.) and a description of the astronaut's role. If the person is a professional astronaut, use "Astronaut" (or "Cosmonaut" for RKA). Other options are Payload Specialist and Tourist for other flyers.
nationality Insert the person's nationality - Russian, American, etc.
status Insert the person's status as a member of an Astronaut Corps - Active, Retired, Deceased, Dismissed, etc.
birth_date Insert date of birth: month, day, year.
birth_place Insert place of birth: town, city, country.
death_date Insert date of death: month, day, year.
death_place Insert place of death: town, city, country.
occupation Insert the person's other jobs aside from being an astronaut.
current_occupation Insert the person's current job, if not still an astronaut.
previous_occupation Insert what the person did prior to becoming an astronaut.
rank Insert the person's military rank, if any.
time Insert the amount of time the person has spent in space.
selection Insert when the person was selected to train as an astronaut.
eva1 Total number of EVAs
eva2 Total time of all combined EVAs
mission Insert the completed or in progress mission(s) that the person has been a part of. Do not enter future missions as crew assignments can change prior to launch.
insignia Insert (an) image(s) of completed or in progress mission insignia(s) for missions that the person has been a part of. Do not enter future missions as crew assignments can change prior to launch.
Date of ret Insert the date that this person retired from astronaut service.
awards Insert any awards the person has received.


The HTML markup produced by this template includes an hCard microformat, which makes the person's details parsable by computers, either acting automatically to catalogue articles across Wikipedia or via a browser tool operated by a reader, to (for example) add the subject to an address book or database. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please see the microformat project.


Date-of-birth ("bday") information will only be included in the microformat if {{birth date}}, or {{birth date and age}} are used in the infobox. (Do not use these if the date is before 1583). Be cautious about using these if the person is still living, per WP:DOB.

To include a URL, use {{URL}}.

Please do not remove instances of these sub-templates.


hCard uses HTML classes including:

  • adr
  • agent
  • bday
  • birthplace
  • category
  • country-name
  • deathdate
  • deathplace
  • extended-address
  • family-name
  • fn (required)
  • given-name
  • honorific-prefix
  • honorific-suffix
  • label
  • locality
  • n
  • nickname
  • note
  • org
  • role
  • url
  • vcard

Please do not rename or remove these classes nor collapse nested elements which use them.