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Girl on a Mission

Seen on the flight deck of the space shuttle Challenger, astronaut Sally K. Ride, STS-7 mission specialist, became the first American woman in space on June 18, 1983. Image by NASA.

New Book “Nailing It” Profiles The Paths Of 25 Luminaries Who Defied The Odds To Attain Success

The following is an excerpt from ‘NAILING IT’ by Robert L. Dilenschneider, published with permission from Kensington Books, Copyright 2022. This excerpt focuses on the extraordinary careers of Sally Ride […]

Girl on a Mission

New Data Shows Less Than 11% Of People Who Have Visited Space Are Women

New Data Shows Less Than 11% Of People Who Have Visited Space Are Women

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in various sectors from politics and banking to engineering and computing, but what about when it comes to space exploration? In 1963 Valentina […]

Working Women

For The First Time In History NASA’s Astronaut Class Is 50% Female & They’re Training To Go To Mars

For The First Time In History NASA’s Astronaut Class Is 50% Female & They’re Training To Go To Mars

It was 38 years ago that NASA hired its first female astronauts. In 1978, six female candidates included Sally Ride, America’s first woman to enter space. Fast forward nearly 40 […]

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Pioneer Women Who Received ‘Presidential Medal Of Freedom’

Pioneer Women Who Received ‘Presidential Medal Of Freedom’

The Presidential Medal of Freedom was established in 1963 by President John F. Kennedy and is the highest civilian honor one can receive in the United States. They are given […]