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1963: The battle for racial equality

Georgia 1963: A Kenyan student from Morehouse College stands underneath a racist sign pinned to a tree. LIFE Magazine

As a child, Hillary Clinton wrote to NASA inquiring on how to become an astronaut - NASA replied, saying girls could not be astronauts.

Astronaut Anna Fisher: First mother in space. She was a mission specialist on NASA STS-51A launched November 8, 1984.

Alan Shepard waits to become the first American in space, Cape Canaveral, 1961. Photograph by NASA.

Physician Mae C. Jemison was born October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama. On June 4, 1987, she became the first African American woman ever admitted into the astronaut training program. On September 12, 1992, Jemison finally flew into space with six other astronauts aboard the Endeavour on mission STS47. In recognition of her accomplishments, Jemison received several awards and honorary doctorates.

Find a cure for my life Oh my God, oh you think I'm in control? Oh my God, you think it's all for fun?

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Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In Existence--In Space

"Scientists Discover the Oldest, Largest Body of Water in Existence - In Space" ...The cloud of water is enough to supply 28 galaxies with water and was discovered 12 billion light years away!

Famous Times Square Kiss in Color Black and white version of this photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt. It was taken on V-J Day in Times Square and was published in Life magazine in 1945. Reddit user mygrapefruit colorized the photo using Photoshop CS 5 on a Wacom tablet. “I found some vintage postcards of Times Square to figure out the color of the buildings and some signs,” she said. “The rest of the colors I guessed by using common sense.”

This beautiful model, a burn survivor, did this photo shoot to, in her own words, "prove that scars do not change a person, they make that person who they become." What a gorgeous woman. BREATHLESS and indeed still BEAUTIFUL <3