Sally Ride was the first American woman in Space. Ride is among many women who have been and continue to be critical to the aerospace industry. Learn more about the women who are paving the way to Mars and beyond with STEM in 30, a TV show for middle school science students.
“One small step for man.” “Boldly go where no man has gone before.” These iconic gender-specific phrases don’t tell the entire story. Women have been and continue to be an important part of the aerospace industry, from the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, to human computer Katherine Johnson who helped send humans to the Moon, to Christina Koch, one of NASA’s newest astronauts. In this episode of STEM in 30, we will explore the women who are helping pave the way to Mars.
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