NASA Astronaut @Karen Jacot Jacot Jacot Nyberg will be in space at the 50th anniversary of women in space. Go Karen! - Expedition 36/37 portrait of Karen Nyberg. Credit: Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center

NASA Astronaut Jacot Nyberg will be in space at the anniversary of women in space. Go Karen! - Expedition portrait of Karen Nyberg. Credit: Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (At least somebody named Karen finally made it!

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.

Pinner, This is a picture of five African American female astronauts. I never knew there were as many as five African American female astronauts at NASA. Mae Jemison stands in the middle of the five ladies. L-R: Stephanie Wilson (NASA Astronaut), Joan Higginbotham (NASA Astronaut), Mae Jemison (NASA Astronaut), Yvonne Cagle (NASA Astronaut), Sharon McDougle (Spacesuit Team Manager). Not pictured is Dr. Jeannett

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).

Anna Fisher - chemist and NASA astronaut (1979)  Currently one of the oldest active American astronauts, in her long career at NASA she has been involved with three major programs: the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station and the Orion project.

Astronaut Anna Lee Fisher, first mother in space. - Astronaut Anna Lee Fisher, first mother in space.

Inside the Cupola, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, an Expedition 36 flight engineer, uses a 400mm lens on a digital still camera to photograph a target of opportunity on Earth some 250 miles below him and the International Space Station. Cassidy has been aboard the orbital outpost since late March and will continue his stay into September.

Inside the Cupola, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, International Space Station Expedition 36 flight engineer, uses a lens on a digital still camera to photograph a target of opportunity on Earth some 250 miles below him.

Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.

Black History Month: Famous Black Engineers and Scientists

Mae Jemison Becomes First African American Woman in Space On this day in Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to travel through space. She served as Mission Specialist aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets Spaceflight Record 534 days 2 hours 49 minutes and counting. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson flew through the standing record for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut at 1:27 a.m. EDT on April 24 2017 and with the recent extension of her stay at the International Space Station she has five months to rack up a new one.

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets Spaceflight Record

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets Spaceflight Record Nasa Image of the Day: April 24 2017

Trump wants NASA astronauts back on the moon but it wont happen while hes in office

Trump wants NASA astronauts back on the moon, but it won’t happen while he’s in office

Trump wants NASA astronauts back on the moon but it wont happen while hes in office

NASA's astronaut class of 1978 included the first women and African-American to be selected.

With Every First in Space, New Dreams Are Launched

NASA's astronaut class of 1978 included the first women and African-American to be selected.

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.

Kennedy Space Center Rocket Garden: Here groups can see the very same Redstone, Atlas and Titan rockets that first put NASA astronauts in space.

Kennedy Space Center Rocket Garden, Florida: Here groups can see the very same Redstone, Atlas and Titan rockets that first put NASA astronauts in space.

20 Shocking Confessions Made By NASA Astronauts - Alien UFO Sightings

20 Shocking Confessions Made By NASA Astronauts - Alien UFO Sightings

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