Astra's Star Gate

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Wally Funk in 1995

Mercury 13 Astronaut trainee, Mary "Wally" Funk is invited to fly on the Blue Origin's New Sheppard rocket and spacecraft first human flight by Jeff Bezos. Read about Wally Funk and the Mercury 13 on Astra's new Women in Space Page.

Star Wimin Biographies

Astra's Short list of Women's Biographies
What has been Named for a Woman?
- - Featured Women's Biographies

Women in Astronomy and Science

Women in Science and Engineering

Women in Space

Hidden Figures a book and movie about black women computers at NASA

Hidden Figures - (The link goes to an IMDb entry) Check out the book or the movie, Hidden Figures.

The story of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role at NASA, helping to put John Glenn and others in orbit.

Star Women on the Internet

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Links of Interest to Women and Girls

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Check Out Dawn's Personal Page - for Additional Links

Content from Astra

Astra's Short List of Star Wimin's Bios - Read about Women Astronomers
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Astra's Off Line References on Women Astronomers

Named for a woman
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NASA Telescope named for 'Mother of Hubble'
Nancy Grace Roman

StarWimin Special

Star woman Suzieastro presents:
Starry Trails