“I think it’s so vitally important that all people in this world are involved in the process of discovery.” – Mae Jemison
From the United States’ first manned space shuttle mission in 1961 to today’s exploration of Mars, outer space has always been a place of fascination and discovery. To honor the May 5th anniversary of the first American in space, this week we learn about the pioneering women who left profound legacies on space exploration, both in the United States and abroad.
An interview with Sally Ride (Don’t forget, May 26th is Sally Ride Day.)
In Alabama: The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville