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August 2020

The U. S. celebrates the centennial of women winning the right to vote. The 19th amendment that granted women the right to vote was ratified on August 26, 1920 after a century of struggle.

Connect: 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI)

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.

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
- - updated

Astra's Off Line References on Women Astronomers

Named for a woman
- - New!


NASA Telescope named for 'Mother of Hubble'
Nancy Grace Roman

StarWimin Special

Star woman Suzieastro presents:
Starry Trails