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56-Yr-Old Peggy Whitson To Be Oldest Woman In Space

56-Yr-Old Peggy Whitson To Be Oldest Woman In Space

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to become the oldest woman to enter space at the age of 56 when she rockets off today. Whitson will celebrate her 57th birthday in February at the International Space Station. Whitson will top the oldest women’s list while in the men’s category John Glenn is still considered oldest(…)

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5 Things to know about the life of Sally Ride

5 Things to know about the life of Sally Ride

The first American woman in space, Sally Ride, would’ve celebrated her 64th birthday today if she were alive. “Everywhere I go I meet girls and boys, who want to be astronauts and explore space, or they love the ocean and want to be oceanographers, or they love animals and want to be zoologists, or they(…)

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Meet 5 of the most victorious women astronauts the world has seen

Meet 5 of the most victorious women astronauts the world has seen

Samantha Cristoforetti is everywhere in the news today for posting astonishing pictures of Super Typhoon Maysak from the international space station. The first Italian woman in space, Cristoforetti has been living almost 400 kilometers above the surface of the Earth since November and has received worldwide attention for her Space-updates on Twitter.   But even(…)

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