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Cavallaro, Umberto

Women Spacefarers

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Table of contents

1. Valentina Tereshkova: The Icon of Soviet Female Emancipation
Umberto Cavallaro

2. Svetlana Savitskaya: Twice in Space—The Second Soviet First
Umberto Cavallaro

3. Sally Ride: America’s Pioneering Woman in Space
Umberto Cavallaro

4. Judith Resnik: The Second “Shuttlenaut”
Umberto Cavallaro

5. Christa McAuliffe: “NASA Teacher in Space”
Umberto Cavallaro

6. Kathryn D. Sullivan: The First American Spacewalker
Umberto Cavallaro

7. Anna Lee Fisher: The First Mother in Space
Umberto Cavallaro

8. Margaret Rhea Seddon: The First Wedding Among NASA Astronauts
Umberto Cavallaro

9. Shannon Lucid: The First American Woman to Participate in a Long-Duration Mission
Umberto Cavallaro

10. Bonnie J. Dunbar: The First Female Astrocosmonaut in History
Umberto Cavallaro

11. Mary L. Cleave: Flying at Age 14
Umberto Cavallaro

12. Ellen Baker: An Internist Physician on the Shuttle
Umberto Cavallaro

13. Kathryn Thornton: The “Space Walker Mom”
Umberto Cavallaro

14. Marsha Ivins: Aspiring Astronaut at 19
Umberto Cavallaro

15. Linda M. Godwin: Physics and Astronomy
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16. Helen Sharman: The First Briton in Space
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17. Tamara Jernigan: An Astrophysicist Out Among the Stars
Umberto Cavallaro

18. Millie Hughes-Fulford: The First Female Payload Specialist
Umberto Cavallaro

19. Roberta Bondar: The Pioneer of Space-Medicine Research
Umberto Cavallaro

20. Nancy Jan Davis: Growing Up with the Saturn Rockets
Umberto Cavallaro

21. Mae Jemison: Our Limits Are the Stars
Umberto Cavallaro

22. Susan J. Helms: Three-Star General
Umberto Cavallaro

23. Ellen Ochoa: “Reach for the Stars and Let Nothing Limit Your Potential!”
Umberto Cavallaro

24. Janice Voss: Visits the International Space Station as a Cygnus Craft
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25. Nancy Currie-Gregg: A Passion for Flying and Concern for Safety
Umberto Cavallaro

26. Chiaki Mukai: The First Japanese Astronaut
Umberto Cavallaro

27. Elena Kondakova: The First Woman to Take Part in a Long-Duration Space Mission
Umberto Cavallaro

28. Eileen Collins: The First Woman “Shuttlenaut” in the Driver’s Seat
Umberto Cavallaro

29. Wendy Lawrence: The First Woman Astronaut of the US Navy
Umberto Cavallaro

30. Mary E. Weber: From Skydiving to Stellar Strategies
Umberto Cavallaro

31. Cady Coleman: The Colonel Playing the Flute in Space
Umberto Cavallaro

32. Claudie Haigneré: The First European Space Agency Female Astronaut
Umberto Cavallaro

33. Susan Still Kilrain: The Second Woman to Ever Pilot the Shuttle
Umberto Cavallaro

34. Kalpana Chawla: The Regret of Not Officially Visiting Her Native Country
Umberto Cavallaro

35. Kathryn Hire: The First American Woman Assigned to a Combat Aircrew
Umberto Cavallaro

36. Janet Kavandi: The Rewards of Perseverance and Tenacity
Umberto Cavallaro

37. Julie Payette: “To Assemble a Ship in the Ocean During a Storm”
Umberto Cavallaro

38. Pamela Melroy, the Second and Last Woman to Command a Shuttle
Umberto Cavallaro

39. Peggy Whitson: The First Woman Commander of the International Space Station
Umberto Cavallaro

40. Sandra Magnus: Soaring to New Heights
Umberto Cavallaro

41. Laurel B. Clark: From Deep Oceans to the Stars
Umberto Cavallaro

42. Stephanie Wilson: “Madam Robotics Expert”
Umberto Cavallaro

43. Lisa Nowak: The First Woman Astronaut Ever Dismissed from NASA
Umberto Cavallaro

44. Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper: From Diver to Astronaut
Umberto Cavallaro

45. Anousheh Ansari: The First Iranian Spacewoman
Umberto Cavallaro

46. Sunita Williams: A Marathon Runner in Space
Umberto Cavallaro

47. Joan Higginbotham: An Unplanned Adventure
Umberto Cavallaro

48. Tracy Dyson: The Lead Vocalist for the All-Astronaut Band Max Q

Umberto Cavallaro

49. Barbara Morgan: “I’ll Fly with the Eyes, Ears, the Heart and Mind of a Teacher”
Umberto Cavallaro

50. Yi So-Yeon: Korean “Spaceflight Participant”
Umberto Cavallaro

51. Karen Nyberg: The Marathoner Engineer Who Competes with the Space Station
Umberto Cavallaro

52. Megan McArthur: An Aerospace Engineer Riding a Pedal-Powered Submarine
Umberto Cavallaro

53. Nicole Stott: A Steady Flying Passion
Umberto Cavallaro

54. Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger: From Space Camp to Space Station
Umberto Cavallaro

55. Naoko Yamazaki: Astronaut for 4088 Days
Umberto Cavallaro

56. Shannon Walker: The First Native Houstonian Astronaut to Fly into Space with Russians
Umberto Cavallaro

57. Liu Yang: The First Female Taikonaut
Umberto Cavallaro

58. Wang Yaping: A Live Lesson from the “Heavenly Palace”
Umberto Cavallaro

59. Elena Serova: The First Russian Woman Cosmonaut on the International Space Station
Umberto Cavallaro

60. Samantha Cristoforetti: A New Record for Endurance in Space for a Woman
Umberto Cavallaro

Keywords: Popular Science, Popular Science in Technology, Aerospace Technology and Astronautics, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics, Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astronautics), Gender Studies

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Praxis Books
Page amount
31 pages
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319340487
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-34047-0

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