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The record number of women simultaneously in space is four.  Those women were NASA astronauts Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, Stephanie Wilson, Tracy Caldwell Dyson, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Naoko Yamazaki.

The record number of women simultaneously in space is four. Those women were NASA astronauts Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, Stephanie Wilson, Tracy Caldwell Dyson, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Naoko Yamazaki.

... - episode 173: Elders Part 2 - Dame Elisabeth Murdoch (23/06/2008

- episode Elders Part 2 - Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

Joan Elizabeth Higginbothsm was the 3rd African-American woman to go into space

Dr Joan Higginbotham the second Black Woman to become an astronaut. Via Wikipedia: “ Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham (born August is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.

Five African American Astronauts

Do you know who all of these great women are? L-R: Stephanie Wilson (NASA Astronaut), Joan Higginbotham (NASA Astronaut), Mae Jemison (NASA Astronaut), Yvonne Cagle (NASA Astronaut), Sharon McDougle (Spacesuit Team Manager).

Dr. Mae Jemison, traveling in space as a NASA astronaut and the first black woman to do so.

Used to teach the kids about her during Black History month :) Dr. Mae Jemison, traveling in space as a NASA astronaut and the first black woman to do so.

Judith Resnick - April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit. She was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and had a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. The IEEE Judith Resnik Award for space engineering is named in her honor. She was born and raised in Akron…

Judith Resnick - April 1949 – January 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit.

NASA and JAXA ISS Astronauts Congratulate 'Gravity' on Academy Awards

Aboard the International Space Station, NASA Astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio and JAXA Astronaut Koichi Wakata congratulate the filmmakers and ac.

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson completed her 9th spacewalk today. She and Jack "2fish" Fischer worked in the vacuum of space for the 200th spacewalk on the International Space Station.

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson completed her spacewalk today. She and Jack Fischer worked in the vacuum of space for the spacewalk on the International Space Station.

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