Anousheh Ansari - 2006, Anousheh became the first Muslim woman in space. When asked about what she hoped to achieve on her spaceflight, she said, "I hope to inspire everyone -- especially young people, women and young girls all over the world and in Middle Eastern countries that do not provide women with the same opportunities as men -- to not give up their dreams and to pursue them."

Anousheh Ansari - 2006, Anousheh became the first Muslim woman in space. When asked about what she hoped to achieve on her spaceflight, she said, "I hope to inspire everyone -- especially young people, women and young girls all over the world and in Middle Eastern countries that do not provide women with the same opportunities as men -- to not give up their dreams and to pursue them."

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On September 18, 2006, Anousheh Ansari captured headlines around the world as the first female private space explorer. Anousheh earned a place in history as the fourth private explorer to visit space and the first astronaut of Iranian descent.  -entrepreneur and co-founder and chairman of Prodea Systems  -co-founder, CEO and chairman of Telecom Technologies, Inc.

On September 18, 2006, Anousheh Ansari captured headlines around the world as the first female private space explorer. Anousheh earned a place in history as the fourth private explorer to visit space and the first astronaut of Iranian descent. -entrepreneur and co-founder and chairman of Prodea Systems -co-founder, CEO and chairman of Telecom Technologies, Inc.

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Arkalyk, KAZAKHSTAN: The world's first female space tourist Anousheh Ansari (R) looks at her husband Hamid, after the landing of the Russian "Soyuz TMA-8" space capsule not far from Kazakh town of Arkalyk (some 300 kms from Kazakh capital of Astana), 29 September 2006. The capsule carrying Iranian-born American national Anousheh Ansari, Pavel Vinogradov of Russia and US astronaut Jeffrey Williams touched down softly at 0114 GMT near Arkalyk, Russian news agencies quoted the Russian space…

Arkalyk, KAZAKHSTAN: The world's first female space tourist Anousheh Ansari (R) looks at her husband Hamid, after the landing of the Russian "Soyuz TMA-8" space capsule not far from Kazakh town of Arkalyk (some 300 kms from Kazakh capital of Astana), 29 September 2006. The capsule carrying Iranian-born American national Anousheh Ansari, Pavel Vinogradov of Russia and US astronaut Jeffrey Williams touched down softly at 0114 GMT near Arkalyk, Russian news agencies quoted the Russian space…

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Our #wcw is Anousheh Ansari the first Muslim woman in space. In 2006, Iranian-American entrepreneur Anousheh became the first female space tourist when she funded her own way to the International Space Station  firm Space Adventures. Anousheh is an engineer, co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems. Anousheh hopes to inspire everyone especially young people, women and young girls all over the world

Our #wcw is Anousheh Ansari the first Muslim woman in space. In 2006, Iranian-American entrepreneur Anousheh became the first female space tourist when she funded her own way to the International Space Station firm Space Adventures. Anousheh is an engineer, co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems. Anousheh hopes to inspire everyone especially young people, women and young girls all over the world

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space mission patches | File:Anousheh Ansari space patch.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

space mission patches | File:Anousheh Ansari space patch.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

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