In 1963, the Soviet Union made Valentina Tereshkova the first woman in space, but it took another 20 years for Sally Ride to become the first American woman to break that barrier. Mass and volume are precious commodities in a rocket -- shouldn't women have been well suited to the program from the beginning?
NASA started selecting women astronaut candidates in 1978. In 1984, Kathryn Sullivan became the first American woman to walk in space. She wore the Extravehicular Mobility Unit modular space suit, which was designed to fit 95% of women and of men. This ecumenical approach to tailoring didn't last, however.
A fuzzy snout nosed into my open car window, followed by a pair of brown eyes under enviable lashes.
Social media rumors of child abductions by members of the Roma ethnic minority have sparked a wave of violence in France, although authorities have dismissed the claims as baseless.
Facebook announced Wednesday that it would ban all "praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism" on Facebook and Instagram.
The group has been such a success that the team will hold tryouts again this fall
The event allegedly occurred while the two were preparing for the women’s short program at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships
The European Union says it has developed a strategy to keep its 5G networks secure. It does not include a blanket ban on Huawei equipment.
Top negotiators from the US and China will meet yet again in Beijing on Thursday and Friday, in the latest attempt by the world's two largest economies to hammer out a trade deal.