First Chinese Woman in Space Named

It has been announced that Liu Yang (pictured above) will be China’s first female astronaut. Click here to read the complete article from Time Magazine.

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IWASM Life Trustee remembered

¬†IWASM would like to express our deepest condolences to the family of Evelyn Bryan Johnson.¬† An IWASM member since 1991, Evelyn was truly an amazing person and an inspiration to all she met. Never giving up and never giving in, she logged over 57,000 flight hours (making her the highest-time female pilot), administered thousands of […]

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May Marks the 80th Anniversary of Earhart’s Crossing Atlantic

May 20-21, 2012 marks the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s solo crossing of the Atlantic. This was a first for a woman pilot and she did it exactly 5 years after Charles Lindbergh had been the first pilot to solo the Atlantic. Pictured is a note that Amelia wrote to Louise Thaden in the days […]

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