Women have been involved in notable historical events all through history, and their contributions, even while opposed and persecuted, have led to significant progress. Efforts to explore outer space also include female participants who refused to stand on the sidelines. Recently, NASA celebrated the Apollo 11 space mission to the moon that occurred 50 years ago this year. They also celebrated another of the inspiring women in space tech, JoAnn Morgan.
International Women’s Day may have been on March 8, 2019, but every day is a new day for women, with new opportunities developing every day, especially in space tech. But let’s not forget that some amazing women paved the way. Let’s look at some of those inspiring women in space tech, past, and present.