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Space Exploration

Information about the United States’ space flight programs, including NASA missions and the astronauts who participate in the efforts to explore Earth's galaxy.


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SPACE EXPLORATION BIOGRAPHIES (In Alphabetical Order)

Astronaut Bruce McCandless
Astronaut Bruce McCandless.
(Courtesy of NASA JSC Digital Image Collection)

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WOMEN IN SPACE HISTORY

Mercury 13's Jerrie Cobb
Jerrie Cobb, first woman to undergo astronaut training.
(Courtesy of NASA Quest Site)
  • Mercury 13 (First Lady Astronaut Trainees) were thirteen women secretly selected to be America’s first female astronauts as part of the Mercury Project. No member of the Mercury 13 has yet fulfilled her dream of spaceflight.

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