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Female Astronauts: The Ultimate List [2023 Updated]

When most people think of astronauts, they tend to think of men. But there have been many incredible women who have also taken to the stars – literally. But women have played an essential part in space exploration as well as being trailblazing scientists. Here’s a list of some of the most notable female astronauts. Who knows, maybe one day you could be on this list too! Valentina Tereshkova True fact: Sally Ride wasn’t the…

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 Lyudmila Pavlichenko: She Was Told Women Couldn’t Shoot, So She Became The World’s Best Sniper

 Lyudmila Pavlichenko: Early Life When she was a teenager, Lyudmila Pavlichenko heard her neighbor’s son say that women can’t shoot – and she got angry. She decided that she would prove him wrong – and become the world’s best sniper along the way. And so she did. Pavlichenko, who was born in the Ukraine in 1916, signed up for a local shooting class and got a sniper certification within several months.  Lyudmila Pavlichenko: ww2 When…

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