Live From MTS/IEEE Oceans ‘15

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Earthzine is attending and providing updates from the Oceans ’15 conference in National Harbor, Maryland, near Washington, D.C., from Oct. 19-22.

Live From MTS/IEEE Oceans ‰Û÷15

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Earthzine is attending and providing updates from the Oceans ‰Ûª15 conference in National Harbor, Maryland, near Washington, D.C., from Oct. 19-22.

Women of Tomorrow: European Space Agency Seeks to Set Girls on a Trajectory Toward Space

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The European Space Agency and international press agency Sipa Press are creating a touring exhibition that showcases the stories and testimonies of women around the world who share a passion for space. Since 1963, 58 women have broken through the barrier of Earth‰Ûªs atmosphere to explore the expanses of space. For each of these women and others working in the … Read More

This date in science: First woman in space

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Originally Published by EarthSky – June 16, 1963. Under the call name “Chaika” (Seagull), Valentina Tereshkova launched solo aboard Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963 to become the first woman in space. Part of her mission was to compare how the female body reacted in space to data collected in two years of male-only missions. She spent nearly 71 hours in space, orbiting the Earth 48 times.