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    What was the Mercury Program? September 22, 2022 Role Model September 21, 2022 Kathryn D. Sullivan: From Outer Space to Under the Sea September 17, 2022 Is There a Doctor in The House? June 22, 2022 Curator of a Galaxy Far, Far Away June 17, 2022
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    Learn more Women in Aviation and Space History Presented Online November 03, 2000 Learn more Women and Flight National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC May 01 - September 01, 1997
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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: The Stuff Between the Stars

    Author Sandra Nickel and Illustrator Aimee Sicurro discuss and read their book The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe

    https://youtu.be/a2fNUe5zD4w Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Art, Astronomy, People, Women

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: History Heroes

    In this story; the three friends and Mo are inspired by the Memorial Day Parade.

    https://youtu.be/GEWptoV19bA Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 African American or Black people, Asian American or Asian people, People, Women

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: Three High’Flying Friends

    Three High’Flying Friends; which tells the story of Amelia Earhart; Ruth Nichols; and Louise Thaden who were friends that shared a love of flying.

    https://youtu.be/3-jYK1O4YpE Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Aviation, People, Records and Firsts, Women

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    E.Z. Science: Inspiring Women in Space and Science

    Meet astrophysicist Kelly Korreck and spaceflight engineer/website specialist Dana Bolles.

    https://youtu.be/o4KQZmCyMko Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 5, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 12, Grade 11 Women, Science

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    E.Z. Science: Women in Astronomy

    The history of women in astronomy is fascinating and inspiring— women like Caroline Herschel; Phoebe Waterman Haas and Vera Rubin.

    https://youtu.be/cr4nZkw0k28 Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Astronomy, Women

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    Pilot Pals Story Time: Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Vega

    In the first episode of our Pilot Pals story time series; we share the story of Amelia Earhart and her red airplane. …

    https://youtu.be/ILigbIICzpY Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Aircraft, Women

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    Learn more Gatchina Days: Reminiscences of a Russian Pilot Learn more Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: America's First Women in Space Program
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