Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mighty Girls in Space

On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space.  Sally was certainly not the first woman to dream of becoming an astronaut, however.

Back in the early 1960s, thirteen women not only dreamed of space flight, but they actually took part in astronaut training.  While none of these Almost Astronauts ever suited up and blasted off -- they did blaze a courageous trail for the future of females in space.

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