Sunday, February 11, 2007

Women in Space

With all the attention drawn to the sad case of Lisa Nowak, I thought it was a good time to point out the many contributions of women to the exploration of space.

There are several sites with biographies:
There are many women (and men) who trained, but never made it into space. Anyone thinking of joining NASA should read Homer Hickam's column "What makes an astronaut crack?" (free registration or bugmenot required).

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