Liu Yang, China’s first female astronaut

Lift Off: China Launches Its First Female Astronaut Into Space

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 marks China’s breakthrough into the exclusive.

Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.

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Mae Jemison Becomes First African American Woman in Space On this day in Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to travel through space. She served as Mission Specialist aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on

Meet some of the first female space explorers. (via LiveScience)

Female Space Explorers (Infographic)

Although more than 500 people have flown in space as of only 54 have been women. Female Space Explorers (Infographic) by Ross Toro, LiveScience contributor

We salute Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to be admitted into the astronaut training program. #Boomers50 #WomensHistoryMonth

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Mae C. Jemison- Astronaut, Doctor / - )Doctor Mae C. Jemison is the first African American woman ever to be a U. In she flew into space aboard the Endeavour.

Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut, makes her way to board the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft    Photograph by STR/AFP/Getty Images.

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Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut, makes her way to board the spacecraft Photograph by STR/AFP/Getty Images.

China's first female astronaut. Liu Yang, China’s first female astronaut, waves next to her comrade Jing Haipeng as she comes out of the re-entry capsule of China’s Shenzhou 9 spacecraft.

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I love it when clouds project those long shadows near the terminator just before being overtaken by darkness.

I love it when clouds project those long shadows near the terminator just before being overtaken by darkness.

astronaut what I wanted to be at first. But I'm afraid of heights. ⭐

(Black/white) astronaut what I wanted to be at first. But I'm afraid of heights.

First woman astronaut in space, Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova.

Astronaut Anna Lee Fisher, first mother in space. - Astronaut Anna Lee Fisher, first mother in space.

Roberta Bondar OC O.Ont FRCP FRSC is Canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space.

Roberta Bondar, Canada's first woman astronaut and the first neurologist in space! She spent more than a decade as NASA's head of space medicine and has received countless honors including the Order of Canada and the NASA Space Medal.

Great resource for black history, astronauts or space. In addition to being a brilliant scientist, engineer, computer software analyst and doctor, Mae Jemison was also the first African American female astronaut.

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Part f our treasures unit? Great resource for black history, astronauts or space. In addition to being a brilliant scientist, engineer, computer software analyst and doctor, Mae Jemison was also the first African American female astronaut.

Half the Sky: China Prepares to Send First Female Astronaut into Space  Liu Yang will be in orbit with two other astronauts for nearly two weeks.      Read more: http://world.time.com/2012/06/15/half-the-sky-china-prepares-to-send-first-female-astronaut-into-space/##ixzz1y0XJWJMA © WANG JIANMIN / XINHUA / ZUMAPRESS.COM

Half the Sky: China Prepares to Send First Female Astronaut into Space

Half the Sky: China Prepares to Send First Female Astronaut into Space Liu Yang will be in orbit with two other astronauts for nearly two weeks. Read more: http://world.time.com/2012/06/15/half-the-sky-china-prepares-to-send-first-female-astronaut-into-space/##ixzz1y0XJWJMA © WANG JIANMIN / XINHUA / ZUMAPRESS.COM

OTD in Space – January 13: NASA Hires First Female Astronauts

OTD in Space – January 13: NASA Hires First Female Astronauts

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