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International Women’s Air & Space Museum: Afternoon with an Astronaut

Come to the museum on January 20, Martin Luther King Day, to meet NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson. Wilson, the second African American woman to go into space, will be at the museum between 1-3pm and will be sharing her experiences with guests. This is a free event but please call the museum for more details […]

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International Women’s Air & Space Museum: Sally Ride Awarded Medal of Freedom

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama on November 20th. Her life partner Tam O’Shaughnessy accepted the award on behalf of Ride who passed away in 2012 at the age of 61. NASA administrator Charles Bolden said, „Dr. Sally Ride was more […]