A List of Female Firsts in the Space Sector

  • Publish date: Saturday، 10 April 2021
A List of Female Firsts in the Space Sector
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Today, the UAE announced the selections of the two new Emiratis to be part of its astronaut corps, including the Arab world’s first female astronautNoura Al Matroushi.

So we've compiled a list of women of firsts in the space sector.

• In 1963, Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space. 

A List of Female Firsts in the Space Sector

• In 1983, The first American female astronaut Nasa sent into space was Sally Ride.

A List of Female Firsts in the Space Sector

• In 1992, Mae Jemison was the first African-American woman to go to space

A List of Female Firsts in the Space Sector

• In 2019, Nasa astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch performed the first all-female spacewalk.

A List of Female Firsts in the Space Sector

• In 2021, Noura Al Matroushi became the UAE's and the Arab world’s first female astronaut.

A List of Female Firsts in the Space Sector