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Defying Gravity, Part 11
Topic: Moon to Mars
12/02/13
The final entry on our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson. Along with performing EVAs in orbit, Dyson was also the first astronaut to be born after the Apollo missions.

Defying Gravity, Part 10
Topic: Moon to Mars
11/28/13
Tenth on our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Nicole Stott. She performed her EVA from the International Space Station. Stott was also on the crew that holds the record for the longest aquanaut mission in the Aquarius research habitat.

Defying Gravity, Part 9
Topic: Moon to Mars
11/25/13
Ninth on our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Sunita Williams. With seven EVAs beneath her belt, Williams is the reigning queen of spacewalks.

Defying Gravity, Part 8
Topic: Moon to Mars
11/18/13
Eighth in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper. Stefanyshyn-Piper has hung her feet out of the Space Shuttles five separate times in orbit.

Defying Gravity, Part 7
Topic: Moon to Mars
11/14/13
Seventh in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Peggy Whitson. Whitson is a biochemist and has spent an amazing 39 hours and 46 minutes floating outside of the safety of a spacecraft in Earth orbit.

Defying Gravity, Part 6
Topic: Moon to Mars
11/11/13
Sixth in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Susan J. Helms. Helms and her crewmate James S. Voss hold the record for the longest single space walk to date.

Defying Gravity, Part 5
Topic: Moon to Mars
11/07/13
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
11/04/13
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.

Defying Gravity, Part 3
Topic: Moon to Mars
10/31/13
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.

Defying Gravity, Part 2
Topic: Moon to Mars
10/28/13
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
10/27/13
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.

Bruce Willis Couldn't Save Us From Asteroid Doom
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
08/08/12
A new study has shown that the method famously used to save Earth from a devastating asteroid impact in the movie Armageddon would not work in real life.

View from the Outside: Creating Pixar’s La Luna
Topic: Moon to Mars
07/05/12
NASA takes a look behind the scenes of the Pixar's La Luna. This animated short tells the story of a young boy's introduction to his family's line of work on the Moon.

Magnificent Desolation
Topic: Moon to Mars
09/27/05
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. For a desolation to be beautiful, there must be something special. Just after Dr. Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the moon, Neil Armstrong asked him what were his thoughts. He replied, "it's a magnificent desolation".
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