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Women in Space Infographic. Check out this infographic outlining different female astronauts and their accomplishments. Check it out for some research ideas.
Jerri Cobb, one of the 'Mercury 13'. A record breaking pilot, Cobb was denied entry to the NASA Space Program along with other women at the time. NASA requirements for entry into the early astronaut program were that a pilot be a military test pilot, but women were barred from joining Air Force training schools. en.wikipedia.org/...
Twelve Significant Moments for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Ada Lovelace Day: Women Tech Accomplishments Infographic, By Hubert Nguyen.
Liu Yang, China’s first female astronaut. It might not be a giant step for mankind, but Saturday’s launch of a piloted space capsule known as Shenzhou-9 marks China’s breakthrough into the exclusive club once made up only of the United States and Russia. And as far as womankind is concerned, there is another first. One of the three astronauts in the capsule is a woman, 33-year-old Liu Yang, the first Chinese woman in space.