The Badass Women of Space, Physics, and Maths

1. Eileen Collins - The first women to pilot the Space Shuttle (1995)

2. Marie Curie - Nobel Laureate in Physics for her pioneering work on radioactivity. (1903)

3. Ada Lovelace - Designated first programmer in the world (1815-1852)

4. Valentina Tereshkova - First woman in space, ever (1963)

5. Maria Goeppert-Mayer - Nobel Prize for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus (1963)

6. Peggy Whitson -  First female to command the ISS (2008)

(Images via; NASA; universetoday.com; prostheticknowledge.tumblr.com; astrocollection.com; us.edu.p)

(Source: fyeahuniverse)

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