Women in Aviation

Learn about women in aviation, women astronauts, and more!

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Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937) | Periscope
Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937) | Periscope

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In 1928, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1931, she broke the men's and women's altitude record, flying at 18,415 feet above ground. As the first president of...
Space Camp | Project Discovery Revisited
Space Camp | Project Discovery Revisited

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Space Camp is a popular camp for children who dream of going into space. The Project Discovery crew visited the Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. The purpose of the camp is to use the excitement of...
Female Pilot | Science Splash
Female Pilot | Science Splash

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Chemist and pilot, Patty Hamilton, explains to an audience of young girls what she does professionally at the University of South Carolina’s Office of Health and Safety. She also discusses her hobby...