Yi So-Yeon

Sixteen years ago today, Yi So-Yeon became the first Korean astronaut to travel to space.

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Peggy Whitson

Peggy Whitson always wanted to be an astronaut and she achieved her dream, becoming the first woman to command the ISS.

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Laurel Clark

Dr. Laurel Clark was a decorated Navy medic before she became an astronaut aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.

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Judith Resnik

Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the tragic explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger which killed its seven crew members including mission specialist Judith Resnik.

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Susan Helms

Astronaut Susan Helms holds a record for the longest spacewalk at 8 hours and 56 minutes. Learn more about her NASA career in today’s episode. Image: Wikimedia.

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