Mercury 13 Astronaut trainee, Mary "Wally" Funk is invited to fly on the Blue Origin's New Sheppard rocket and spacecraft first human flight by Jeff Bezos. Read about Wally Funk and the Mercury 13 on Astra's new Women in Space Page/
The U. S. celebrates the centennial of women winning the right to vote. The 19th amendment that granted women the right to vote was ratified on August 26, 1920 after a century of struggle.
Hidden Figures - (The link goes to an IMDb entry) Check out the book or the movie, Hidden Figures.
The story of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role at NASA, helping to put John Glenn and others in orbit.
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Astra's Short List of Star Wimin's Bios - Read about Women Astronomers
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Named for a woman
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NASA Telescope named for 'Mother of Hubble'
Nancy Grace Roman
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