How many years has it been since the united states launched any human into space?

is it fair to say the american manned space program is all but dead? are there adults starting college today who weren't yet born when the u.s. last sent an astronaut into space on a u.s. spacecraft? does the u.s. space program even have anyone still employed with real world experience building spacecraft which... show more is it fair to say the american manned space program is all but dead? are there adults starting college today who weren't yet born when the u.s. last sent an astronaut into space on a u.s. spacecraft? does the u.s. space program even have anyone still employed with real world experience building spacecraft which have actually flown astronauts?
Update: what on earth (excuse the expression) does the last iss crew change have anything to do with u.s. manned rocket launches? the only rockets sending crews to the iss are owned and operated by russia.
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