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Sally Ride

On June 18th, 1983 Sally Ride became the first American woman in space when she launched on the Space Shuttle Challenger.

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Shannon Walker

Space physicist Dr. Shannon Walker has a second distinction that sets her apart even from the small group of people that have traveled to space, in addition to being an astronaut she is also an aquanaut.

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Dorothy “Dottie” Lee

Dorothy “Dottie” Lee made her way in a male dominated field to build a celebrated career at NASA.

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Karen Nyberg

On June 2, 2008, astronaut Karen L. Nyberg arrived at the International Space Station for the first time, while it was still under construction.

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Virginia Tucker

Virginia Tucker was one of five women hired into the “computer pool” at the NACA, before leading the human computers at NASA.

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Marleen Sundgaard

Marleen Sundgaard knew from the age of five she wanted to be an astronaut and has pursued that dream with great drive and passion.

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Heidi Hammel

Astronomer Heidi Hammel began to love astronomy in college, and now has done extensive studies of Neptune and Uranus.

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Mary Jackson

Mary Jackson carved her own career path in engineering at NASA before switching roles to help others rise to the top.

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Ellen Stofan

To celebrate the discovery of Saturn’s moon Titan, we will meet a former Chief NASA Scientist who had the radical idea to explore Titan – by boat!

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Linda Morabito

March 9th is the anniversary of the announcement of the first discovery of extraterrestrial volcanic activity by astronomer Linda Morabito.

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