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Eileen Collins Broke Barriers as America’s First Female Space Shuttle Commander
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At the end of February 1998, Johnson Space Center Deputy Director James D. Wetherbee called Astronaut Eileen Collins to his…

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Rebekah Hounsell: Tracking Cosmic Light to Untangle the Universe’s Darkest Mysteries
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Rebekah Hounsell is an assistant research scientist working on ways to optimize and build infrastructure for future observations made by…

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NASA Johnson to Dedicate Building to Dorothy Vaughan, Women of Apollo
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NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will recognize legendary human computer Dorothy Vaughan and the women of Apollo with activities…

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Bente Eegholm: Ensuring Space Telescopes Have Stellar Vision
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Bente Eegholm is an optical engineer working to ensure missions like the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope have stellar vision.…

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NASA Engineer Honored as Girl Scouts ‘Woman of Distinction’
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You’d think a NASA aerospace engineer who spends her days inside a giant dome researching how to make plane engines…

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Lakita Lowe: Leading Space Commercialization Innovations and Fostering STEM Engagement 
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Lakita Lowe is at the forefront of space commercialization, seamlessly merging scientific expertise with visionary leadership to propel NASA’s commercial…

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Eleasa Kim: Pioneering CLDP Payload Operations and Cultural Integration
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Eleasa Kim, stationed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, leads the Commercial Low Earth Orbit Development Program (CLDP) payload operations…

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Meet the Two Women Leading Space Station Science
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The International Space Station provides researchers access to the unique features of low Earth orbit: long-duration microgravity, exposure to space,…

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Langley Celebrates Women’s History Month: The Langley ASIA-AQ Team
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In honor of Women’s History Month, we caught up with the ASIA-AQ team on the other side of the Earth…

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Langley Celebrates Women’s History Month: Melanie Grande
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Melanie Grande works in mission design and systems analysis at NASA’s Langley Research Center, where she has contributed to planning…

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Langley Celebrates Women’s History Month: Gwendolyn Wheatle
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Gwendolyn Wheatle currently serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Office of STEM Engagement at NASA’s Langley Research Center in…

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Langley Celebrates Women’s History Month: Dr. Kanama Bivins 
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Dr. Kanama Bivins currently serves as the Acting Associate Director at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Prior to…

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