Space Heroes were trailblazing astronauts, scientists, and engineers who contributed to the space program. They persevered and overcame significant challenges to achieve their dreams in space.
Read about the first person
to walk on the moon.
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Read about a pioneer at NASA whose aerospace work was critical to the success of legendary spaceflights.
Read about the first
American astronaut to orbit Earth.
American woman astronaut to travel in space.
African American astronaut to travel in space.