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08 March 2012

International Women's Day from a Space perspective

Mission Specialist Dr. Karen Nyberg credit: Nasa
International Women's Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political and social achievements. In this case the women who has achieved in different space programmes and space related activities.

You can find many sites on the Internet about women in space. Here are a couple I wanted to post, so you can go and see who are these women who has inspired the rest of the world and are pioneers in Space.

Women in Space HERE is a list of women that has contributed to Space exploration
A Nasa's view of Women in Space HERE
At Astronautix.com we can find a more complete list of women in Aviation and in Aeronautics HERE.

Here at Links Through Space we want to celebrate women all around the world. We hope that all women with dreams can fulfill these dreams and continue to be a major part in all aspects of humanity. Go sisters!