World Space Week, SpaceX reaches $100B, NASA Climate action plan and more Top stories

Today marks the end of World Space Week. This week SpaceX reached a $100 billion valuation, NASA released a climate action plan, Sally Ride will be featured on a US quarter and more!

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NASA publishes ‘First Woman’ graphic novel with Augmented Reality

This World Space Week, NASA has joined in, sharing a new graphic novel about the first woman to go to the Moon.

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Vice President Kamala Harris and Astronaut Shane Kimbrough team up for World Space Week [Video]

As a part of World Space Week, astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Vice President Kamala Harris have teamed up in a new NASA video to inspire kids to get interested in space.

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The four African American women who have flown in space

To date, four African American women have flown in space. Mae Jemison was the first Black woman to travel to space in 1992, and most recently Dr. Sian Proctor flew to space as part of the Inspiration4 mission.

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NASA celebrates the Women at NASA this World Space Week

This World Space Week, NASA is taking the time to recognize the women at NASA who help make history every day.

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Unistellar collaborates with SETI to inspire a million girls to discover space

Unistellar, maker of the electronic telescopes eVscope 2 and Equinox, has partnered once again with the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) institute; this time to inspire young girls to discover space as a part of World Space Week.

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Who was the first woman in Space?

The first woman to ever fly in space is cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova. She launched to space on June 16, 1963, and orbited the Earth for 2 days, 22 hours, and 50 minutes.

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Barbie doll of ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti flown on zero-G flight for World Space Week

The European Space Agency has partnered with Mattel to send a Barbie version of astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti on a zero-G flight to inspire girls to become astronauts, engineers, and scientists.

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Crayola celebrates World Space Week with discounts, educational materials, livestreams, and more

In order to help celebrate World Space Week, Crayola is offering daily live classes and downloadable space-themed coloring pages. Crayola is also offering 20% off all Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) kits.

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Today starts World Space Week 2021; celebrating Women in Space

World Space Week begins today. The international group of events is aimed at inspiring the next generation while celebrating Women in Space. There are thousands of events globally, and World Space Week runs until October 10.

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