Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong becomes the first astronaut to step onto the lunar surface, July 20, 1969.
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Vintage Life Magazine - Special Edition "To The Moon and Back" - August 10, 1969 - Moon Landing - Souvenir.
Anna Fisher, astronaut, with stars in her eyes on the cover of Life magazine in 1985. She was the first mother in space
Astronaut Anna Fisher: First mother in space. She was a mission specialist on NASA STS-51A launched November 8, 1984.
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a retired Russian cosmonaut and politician, first woman to have flown in space.
American chemist and NASA astronaut, the first mother in space, Anna Lee Fisher
The Earth view from the cupola onboard the International Space Station
Kennedy Space Center Rocket Garden: Here groups can see the very same Redstone, Atlas and Titan rockets that first put NASA astronauts in space.
Capt. Bruce McCandless II and Col.l Robert L Stewart were the first astronauts to perform an untethered spacewalk. Can you imagine floating in the open universe? (photo: NASA)