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TOP 10: Italy’s First Female Astronaut Shares Her ISS Journey on Flickr

Samantha Cristoforetti, Italian astronaut/Photo: Flickr

Italy’s First Female Astronaut Shares Her ISS Journey: blog.flickr.net–9/28/15–Photo: Flickr

TOP 10: 3 Astronauts Walk Into NPR…

NASA scientist Ellen Stofan/astronauts S. Cristoforetti/Serena Aunon/Cady Coleman/Photo: J. Tsuboike/NPR

3 Astronauts Walk Into NPR…: Laura Wagner–npr.org–9/16/15–Photo: Jun Tsuboike/NPR

TOP 10: The Commencement Address Sally Ride Never Gave

Lynn Sherr's book on Sally Ride

The Commencement Address Sally Ride Never Gave: Lynn Sherr–huffingtonpost.com–5/27/14

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: NASA Astronauts Prepare for Spacewalk

NASA Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg Assists Astronauts in
“Dry Run” at the International Space Station

 

Karen Nyberg is helping fellow astronauts Chris Cassidy (left) and Luca Parmitano,
who are wearing spacesuits or Extravehicular Mobility Units, in the Space Station’s Quest
airlock in preparation for two spacewalks scheduled July 9 and 16.

 

Astronauts Karen Nyberg and fellow astronauts at International Space Station/NASA

All are on a long-duration mission. Karen (@AstroKarenN) is the mother
of a young son and living 250 miles above Earth for the next several months.
Two previous female astronauts have worked in space with children at home.

Photo: NASA (7/3/13)

TOP 10: Space Mom’s Balance of Career, Life Draws Attention on Eve of ISS Trip

Karen Nyberg, astronaut visiting International Space Station and son

Space Mom’s Balance of Career, Life Draws Attention on Eve of ISS Trip: Mara D. Bellaby–floridatoday.com–5/29/13