• 15 May, 2014
    A computer and rocket scientist, Annie Easley was a pioneer in space before NASA was officially formed. She basically started her career as a ‘human computer,’ performing complex mathematical calculations.  blackinhistory: A computer & rocket scientist, mathematician (and one of th
  • 14 May, 2014
    How amazing would it be to take a tour of a NASA facility lead by Nichelle Nichols?! Since portraying Lt. Uhura in the original ‘Star Trek,’ Nichols has been involved in many NASA programs – especially those directed toward science education. For instance, at AbSciCon in 2012, she
  • 13 May, 2014
    This is an interesting read about the role of children’s books in teaching young girls. It features a pretty amazing book from 1973 that broke away from the common mould. Did anyone out there read this as a child? explore-blog: Visionary vintage children’s book celebrates gender equality, et
  • 13 May, 2014
    Here is a great moment in history capturing some true space heroes of 1978.  spiritofapollo: Sally Ride, Judith Resnik, Anna Lee Fisher, Kathryn Sullivan, and Rhea Seddon of NASA’s “Class of ‘78”.
  • 12 May, 2014
    spacetravelco: Happy Mother’s Day! 30 years ago, Anna Fisher became the first mother to travel into space (aboard Discovery).