CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on SpaceX’s first private flight should be a piece of cosmic cake.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The youngest woman to fly solo in a single-engine plane around the world will christen Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s newest airship.
Akron-based Goodyear says 30-year-old Shaesta Waiz will christen the Wingfoot III airship on Aug. 30 at the tire maker's Wingfoot Lake hangar in Suffield Township.
Waiz flew around the world from May 13 to Oct. 4, 2017, stopping in 22 countries to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (or STEM) education.
Astronaut Sally K. Ride’s legacy – encouraging young women to embrace science and engineering
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Today in History for June 18th
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of NASA.
The 231-piece set features Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, and Mae Jemison, the first black woman to travel in space. Also included in the set are figures of astronomer and educator Nancy Grace Roman and computer scientist Margaret Hamilton.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gay rights groups told a California state commission Wednesday that they object to several of the textbooks that could be recommended for use in schools, saying the books don't include enough information about the contributions of LGBT Americans.