Women In Space – NASA Celebrates achievements of Women in Space with their Space Lego

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 – Space Style

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn more about some of the women who have made significant contributions to space research and travel

With the Women of NASA, the Brown University alum paid homage to space pioneers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the celebrated American federal agency in charge of space research and exploration.

The five women space scientists are:

  • Katherine Johnson, 98 – calculated and verified trajectories for the Mercury and Apollo programmes
  • Margaret Hamilton, 80 – computer scientist who worked on the onboard flight software for the Apollo missions
  • Mae Jemison, 60 – first African-American astronaut in space in a 1992 mission aboard the space shuttle Endeavour
  • Nancy Grace Roman, 91 – astronomer known as the “Mother of Hubble” for her role in planning the Hubble Space Telescope
  • The late Sally Ride, the first American woman in space in 1983

 

 

 

 

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