Most Recent Class of NASA Astronauts Consists of 50% Women

NEW WOMEN ASTRONAUTS SELECTED For the first time in history NASA selected women astronaut candidates as 50 percent of its newest class of astronauts. NASA announced the 2013 class of astronauts on June 17th during a Google + “hangout” broadcast live on NASA TV one day before the 30th anniversary of the first American woman […]

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Jean Louise Bartoo Remembered

“Put your money in education and travel — no one can ever take those away from you.” -Jean Louise Bartoo Jean Bartoo grew up in the Cleveland area near the Cleveland Municipal Airport. Jean became interested in aviation at a young age. When she was a child during the 1930s and 40s, she would watch […]

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Astronaut Sunita Williams Returns From Space Station

Article by Marcy Frumker, IWASM Trustee NASA astronaut Sunita Williams returned from the International Space Station on November 19th during a rare nighttime landing in Kazakhstan after a four months mission. Williams, born in Euclid, Ohio, was the second woman to command the International Space Station. (ISS). The Russian Soyuz capsule she returned in with […]

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