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Anna Fisher: Astronaut, Physician (and Rock Band Icon?)

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Anna Fisher is an emergency physician, a Shuttle flight veteran, and the longest serving American astronaut. And one photo of her has gone viral!

Astronaut Rhea Seddon: The First Female Surgeon In Space

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On Rhea Seddon's Space Shuttle flights her training as a medical doctor was pivotal.

Eileen Collins: The First Woman Space Shuttle Commander

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With the launch of Columbia on July 23, 1999, Eileen Collins became the first woman astronaut assigned Commander of a Space Shuttle mission.

The Mercury 13: NASA’s Secret Women Astronauts in 1961?

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In 1961, 13 exceptionally experienced women aviators performed well in tests developed for NASA astronauts. None of them were selected as astronauts.

Sally Ride: First American Woman In Space

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Sally Ride was one of the first six women NASA astronauts in 1978. All six made it into space.