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Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong becomes the first astronaut to step onto the lunar surface, July 20, 1969.
Capt. Bruce McCandless II and Col.l Robert L Stewart were the first astronauts to perform an untethered spacewalk. Can you imagine floating in the open universe? (photo: NASA)
On this Day in History, April 9, 1959: NASA introduced America’s first astronauts who became known as the Original Seven (pictured) and were chosen for the country’s first space program "Project Mercury"
Anna Fisher, astronaut, with stars in her eyes on the cover of Life magazine in 1985. She was the first mother in space
Chemist, medical doctor and NASA astronaut, Anna Lee Fisher became the first mother in space when she embarked on mission STS-51A on the space shuttle Discovery.
Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.
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Astronaut Anna Fisher: First mother in space. She was a mission specialist on NASA STS-51A launched November 8, 1984.