Korea, the US and China’s first female astronauts on the job. Photos: Reuters, Bettmann Archive, Xinhua
Korea, the US and China’s first female astronauts on the job. Photos: Reuters, Bettmann Archive, Xinhua
Space

Sorry Jeff Bezos, these women beat you to it: from the US’ Sally Ride to Russia’s Valentina Tereshkova, 6 female astronauts who pioneered space travel

  • Male tech moguls Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos may be grabbing headlines with Space X and Blue Origin, but plenty of women have left their mark too
  • Before Mae Jemison became the first black astronaut – even getting a cameo in Star Trek – Nasa sent Sally Ride to space for 14 days

Korea, the US and China’s first female astronauts on the job. Photos: Reuters, Bettmann Archive, Xinhua
Korea, the US and China’s first female astronauts on the job. Photos: Reuters, Bettmann Archive, Xinhua
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