Sometimes women's achievements are unappreciated. Women are astronomers, engineers and scientists. On this page we celebrate their acievements in astronomy and space exploration! Astra also has information for women and girls gathered here.
Astra's Short List of Star Wimin's Bios - Read about Women Astronomers
What has been named for a woman? - A flip card gallery
- - Featured Women's Biographies
Women in Space
Astra's off-line Star Wimin's References
International Women's Day (IWD)
Once called "Women's International Day of Struggle" today's international woman's day was officially established by the United Nations in 1977. The first observance of woman's day was in 1909 by the Socialist Party of America.
Some Star Wimin News and Highlights
Meet 5 women who are using science to help save the planet
Dr. Purnima Devi Barman - Champion of the Earth, 2022
Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka - Champion of the Earth, 2021
Nzambi Matee - Young Champion of the Earth, 2020
Xiaoyuan Ren - Young Champion of the Earth, 2020
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe - Champion of the Earth, 2019
Star Wimin Biographies
Women in Astronomy and Science
Women in Science and Engineering
Women in Space
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
Dr. Becky - - Dr. Becky Smethurst YouTube channel.
Dr. Becky is an astrophysicist at the University of Oxford.
Physics Girl - Dianna Cowern YouTube channel.
Physics Girl adventures into the physical sciences with experiments and demostrations.
Ellie in Space - -
Eliana Sheriff YouTube channel.
Ellie is a TV reporter turned YouTube owner who talks about current activites in Space.
Emily Lakdawalla - - Planetary and Space Science writer
Everyday Spacer - - Pam Hoffman YouTube channel.
Everyday Spacer helps everyday people participate in space exploration.
Astra is proud to have been a guest on Everyday Spacer!
Links of Interest to Women and Girls
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