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Eileen Collins, seen here aboard the
Discovery, was the first woman to pilot the space shuttle.
From NASA: "Dr. Lucid currently holds the United States single-mission spaceflight endurance record on the Russian Space Station Mir."
Susan J. Helms
Susan J. Helms with suits designed for spacewalks on the Discovery.
Kalpana Chawla aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003. Chawla was the first Indian-American astronaut. Sadly, she was lost when the Space Shuttle Columbia broke up on reentry into Earth's atmosphere.
Sally Ride was the first American woman in space, and here she is as a Mission Specialist aboard the STS-7 mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983.
Ride checking instruments on the flight deck on STS-7.
Kathryn D. Sullivan and Sally Ride
Sullivan and Ride show off a sleeping bag with restraints to keep it in place without gravity.
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Makers has a great documentary about the history of America space travel from a female perspective, so check out a few of the vintage images they put together to remind everyone of the part women have played in our space program.
There are even
more images of women in space over on the Makers website, and you can watch some of the women pictured above tell their stories in the fascinating . Makers: Women in Space documentary
Makers, images via NASA)
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