Photoshop crime of the day: Nicolas Cage joins NASA
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell (born 15 July 1943) was an astrophysicist with a long and prolific career, she is best known for her discovery of the first radio pulsars in 1967. She served as president of the Royal Astronomical Society from 2002 to 2004, and president of the Institute of Physics from 2008 to 2010. She was the first woman to serve as president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and in 2007 she promoted to Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Eileen Collins is NASA's First Female Shuttle Commander. On her last mission, she became the first (and currently only) female Shuttle commander. On her next, she will command the historic "Return to Flight" mission, the first after the Columbia tragedy.
NASA Astronaut Jacot Nyberg will be in space at the anniversary of women in space. Go Karen! - Expedition portrait of Karen Nyberg. Credit: Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (At least somebody named Karen finally made it!