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Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist.

Mary Sherman Morgan (November 1921 – August was a U. rocket fuel scientist credited with the invention of the liquid fuel Hydyne in which powered the Jupiter-C rocket that boosted the United States' first satellite, Explorer

Valentina Tereshkova... El 16 de junio de 1963, la cosmonauta soviética Valentina Tereshkova a bordo del Vostok-6 se convirtió en la primera mujer en la Historia en viajar al espacio.

Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to fly into space when she launched on the Vostok 6 mission on June She spent almost three days in space and orbited Earth 48 times.

Katherine Johnson - scientist, NASA. Designed the trajectory for the 1969 Apollo 11 flight.

Katherine Johnson: A Lifetime of STEM

Katherine Johnson (born iAfrican-American physicist, space scientist, and mathematician who contributed to America's aeronautics and space programs with the early application of digital electronic computers at NASA. Known for accuracy in computerize

Werner Heisenberg formuló el principio de incertidumbre, una contribución fundamental al desarrollo de la teoría cuántica. Este principio afirma que es imposible medir simultáneamente de forma precisa la posición y el momento lineal de una partícula. Heisenberg fue galardonado con el Premio Nobel de Física en 1932. El principio de incertidumbre ejerció una profunda influencia en la física y en la filosofía del siglo XX.

Werner Karl Heisenberg December 1901 – 1 February was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key creators of quantum mechanics. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in

"Ellen Ochoa was the first Hispanic female astronaut, and is also a research scientist for NASA. Her invention patented in 1987, can be used for quality control in the manufacturing of various intricate parts. Ochoa later patented an optical system which can be used to robotically manufacture goods or in robotic guiding systems." #stemwomen

First Hispanic Female In Space ~ April 1993 ~ Dr. Ellen Ochoa (born boarded the space shuttle Discovery to become the first Hispanic female to go to space. She since has become the first Hispanic and second female director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

Rita Cowan.  Lo que nadie sabe es que todo empezó gracias una excéntrica mujer que, sin saber palabra del dialecto de Osaka, logró montar la que es hoy una de las destilerías más importantes del sector, Nikka Whisky.

“NHK's morning drama "Massan" is the story of Masataka Taketsuru and his wife Rita Cowan.

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910-1994), chemist and one of the great crystallographers. She resolved the structure of Vitamin B-12, and, with J. D. Bernal, resolved the first crystal structure of a protein, pepsin.

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin –Chemist Advanced the technique of X-ray Crystallography, and used it to determine the structures of penicillin, Vitamin and insulin. She was the second woman behind Marie Curie to win an unshared Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Alison Bechdel comenzó su carrera como historietista publicando su tira cómica Dykes to watch out for (Unas bollos de cuidado) en el periódico WomaNews.

Alison Bechdel is the author/artist of Dykes to Watch Out For comic strip and the award-winning graphic memoir

Annie Jean Easley, NASA rocket scientist (1933-2011) "If I can’t work with you, I will work around you.” Let’s start off Women’s History Month by talking about Annie Jean Easley. Annie was a...

engineeringhistory:Annie Easley on the cover of NASA’s Science and Engineering Newsletter, circa Easley’s career at NASA spanned 34 years, where she developed computer programs related to alternative energy solutions, including wind and solar.

Marie Curie (Polonia), ganadora del Premio Nobel de Física y de Química [1903 y…

Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes. // 10 most famous women in history