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Defying Gravity, Part 5
Topic: Moon to Mars
Fifth in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Tamara E. Jernigan. Jernigan completed one extravehicular activity in her career, but it lasted 7 hours and 55 minutes.

Defying Gravity, Part 4
Topic: Moon to Mars
Fourth in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Linda M. Godwin. Godwin performed two spacewalks, the first from the Space Shuttle Atlantis and a second from Space Shuttle Endeavor.

Pillownauts Help Spaceflight Studies
Topic: Moon to Mars
Volunteers have spent 21 days in bed while being monitored by scientists. The bed-rest study will provide clues to how astronauts adapt to long-duration spaceflight.

Defying Gravity, Part 3
Topic: Moon to Mars
The third in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Kathryn C. Thornton. Her first spacewalk was from the Shuttle Endeavor. In total, Thornton logged an impressive 21 hours on extra vehicular activities.

Just 2 Weeks in Orbit Causes Changes in Eyes
Topic: Moon to Mars
A new study indicates that 13 days in space could be long enough to cause changes in gene expression and eye structure. The research provides important insights into how life from Earth is affected by exposure to the environment of space.

Defying Gravity, Part 2
Topic: Moon to Mars
The second in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan. She was the first American woman to step outside of an orbiting spacecraft.

Defying Gravity, Part 1
Topic: Moon to Mars
A certain A-List actress is now lighting up screens with her depiction of a spacewalk. Here's a look at some of the pioneering women that have taken a big step into the unknown in real life. The first: Svetlana Savitskaya.

Water Hidden in the Moon May Have Proto-Earth Origin
Topic: Moon to Mars
Water found in ancient Moon rocks might have actually originated from the proto-Earth and even survived the Moon-forming event.

Magmatic Water on Moon's Surface
Topic: Moon to Mars
Scientists have detected magmatic water on the surface of the Moon. The water originates from deep within the Moon's interior.

Astronaut Recalls Nearly Drowning in Space
Topic: Moon to Mars
During a spacewalk on July 16, astronaut Luca Parmitano's spacesuit malfunctioned and filled with water, nearly drowning him. In this essay, he provides a chilling first person account of his near-death experience.

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