Colour poster issued by the Soviet State Publishing House of Decorative/Fine Arts in Moscow, Russia, to celebrate the first woman in space. The text in Czech reads 'At Zije Prvni Kosmonautka Sveta' (translated as 'Light of (or Long...More
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Space Shuttle Discovery commander Eileen Collins walks from the crew area to the astronaut van to be driven to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center July 13, 2005 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Discovery astronauts are mission...More
Undated NASA filer shows space veteran and NASA astronaut Dr. Shannon W. Lucid who was named 12 February, 2002 as the agency's next Chief Scientist. The only woman to be awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor by the President...More
American astronaut Eileen Collins, the first woman to pilot a space shuttle, at her station on the Discovery during the STS-63 mission, February 1995. The crew are carrying out the 'hotfiring' procedure to clear a leaking thruster...More
Helen Sharman, the first British astronaut, who took part in the 1991 Soviet led mission Juno to visit the space station Mir in the Soyuz TM-12 capsule, circa 1995.
Dr Mae C Jemison was born in 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. She received a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering (and completed the requirements for a Bachelor in African and Afro-American studies) at Stanford University in 1977, and also...More
Christa Mcauliffe, American Teacher Chosen To Be The First Private Citizen In Space, Who Died With Her Fellow Crew Members In The 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster, circa 1985.
NASA astronaut Sally Ride (1951 - 2012) in the interior of the Challenger space shuttle during the STS-41-G mission, October 1984. In 1983 she became the first American woman in space on the STS-7 mission.
Portrait of American astronaut Sally Ride as she poses, in a NASA shirt with a logo of the Challenger Space Shuttle STS-7 mission, in front of an American flag and a model of the shuttle, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, June...More
Astronaut Anna L. Fisher smiling, wearing space suit.