How Many Astronauts in Total have Died?


19 astronauts in total have died on missions since the space program started, 14 of which were Americans. A few others have died during training sessions.
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There have been a total of 18 astronauts who have died. 10 of these have died in space shuttle related accidents. 3 of them died in a 1967 and the other 7 were in the Challenger explosion in 1986. You can find more information here:
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