This Weekend, Celebrate 50 Years of Women in Space

This Sunday, June 16, marks the 50th anniversary of cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova's 1963 trip to low Earth Orbit – a flight she made just two years after Yuri Gagarin became the first human in history to visit space. » 6/14/13 10:32am 6/14/13 10:32am

In 1976, A Board Game Tried To Crack The Glass Stratosphere

This brightly colored astronaut appeared on the cover of "What Shall I Be? The Exciting Game of Career Girls," a board game from 1976. Astronaut was certainly a step up from some of the traditionally feminine careers presented in an earlier edition of the game (air hostess, for example), and yet there are two big things… » 2/07/08 12:40pm 2/07/08 12:40pm