My thoughts on NASA’s Day of Remembrance 2016

Christa McAuliffe (first civilian teacher in space), Judy Resnik (first Jewish person and 2nd American female in space), Kalpana Chawla (first Indian woman in space) and Laurel Clark.  I wrote about these female astronauts in my Encyclopedia of Women in Aviation and Space back in 1998 – by then Challenger had happened – but Columbia had not. Worth taking a moment to remember their dedication…

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