List of Fictional Astronauts - Classic Period - Modern Period - 2000–2009

2000–2009

Name(s) Appeared in Program / Mission / Spaceship Fictional date
(2000–2009)
Frank Corvin,
William "Hawk" Hawkins, Col.,
Jerry O'Neill
Tank Sullivan
Ethan Glance
Roger Hines
Space Cowboys (2000), film Space Shuttle
Daedalus
Contemporary
NASA astronauts on a satellite salvage mission.
Christopher "Chief" Hart, Col. The Switch (2000), novel Space Shuttle Contemporary
Career astronaut accused of murder.
Julie Foley Men with Brooms (2002), film Contemporary
Astronaut for the American Space Agency (ASA)
Chuck Taggart
Kurt Mendel
Neil Taggart
Sarah Forbes
Angela Perry
Odyssey 5 (2002), TV Space Shuttle
Odyssey
August 7, 2007,
time travel to 2002
Crew sent back in time 5 years by a being called the Seeker to attempt to prevent the destruction of Earth.

Note: Part of the pilot episode's plotline is based on that of Quatermass II.
Robert Iverson, Cmdr
Rebecca Childs, Maj
Flight Engineer Timmins
The Core (2003), film Space Shuttle
Endeavour
Contemporary
Shuttle crew who make an emergency landing on Sepulveda Dam spillway.
Marina Potaski Воры и проститутки (Vory i prostitutki) (2004), Russian film Soyuz TM 1999
TV reporter Marina Potaski travels to Mir to persuade a cosmonaut to return to earth when he is unwilling to abandon the space station.
Robert Parker NASA,
Yuri Andropov FKA,
Hideki Kawahara JAXA.
The Day After Tomorrow (2004), film/novel International Space Station 2004
ISS crew observes Earth entering an Ice Age.
Musa Khiromanovich Ivanov, Cmdr, FKA,
Anatole Konstantinovich Krivalapov, Flight Engineer, FKA,
Sable Jones, NASA
Time's Eye (2004), novel Soyuz-TMA 2037
Personnel returning from the International Space Station pass through a temporal discontinuity shortly after undocking.
Lei Dongjin, Lt. Col.,
Lin Xi, Maj.
Shenzhou (spacecraft) (2005), Chinese TV Shenzhou 2003
30-part TV dramatisation about the events leading up to China's first manned spaceflight, Shenzhou V, in 2003. Two PLAAF pilots, a man and a woman, are the leading contenders to become the first Chinese nationals to be sent into space.
Charles Farmer

Doug Masterson, Col, USAF
The Astronaut Farmer (2007), film Mercury
The Dreamer
Contemporary
Ex-USAF pilot with degree in aerospace engineering builds his own Mercury capsule and Atlas launch vehicle for a self-funded flight in Earth orbit. Masterson is a friend of Farmer and a shuttle astronaut.
NASA, Ruth Goldman Dr,
Bill Wallace,
Derek Mills,
FKA Nikola Ulinov Cmdr.
Plague Year: A Novel, (2007), novel International Space Station

Space Shuttle
Endeavour
Near Future
Astronauts trapped in orbit when a nanotech plague renders large parts of the Earth's surface uninhabitable.
Yukari Morita, Cmdr
Matsuri Mortia, Backup Cmdr
Akane Miura, Specialist
Rocket Girls (2007), anime (based on the 1995 light novel of the same name) Spacecraft Tanpopo, Coconut and Mangosteen 2007
Teenage pilots of the fictional Solomon Space Agency (SSA), trained to perform orbital repairs on satellites, who later assist the Space Shuttle Atlantis in launching the unmanned Orpheus probe to Pluto.

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