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Eileen Collins
Astronauts

Biography of Eileen Collins, American astronaut

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography of Eileen Collins, American astronaut who performed 4 space flights. She was the first woman to pilot a space shuttle. She was also the first commander of a space mission. Eileen Collins Family and Studies Eileen Collins was born in New York …

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Aretha Franklin
Singers

Biography of Aretha Franklin, American Singer

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography of Aretha Franklin, nicknamed “Soul Lady” and “Queen of Soul“, is one of the greatest exponents of this musical genre and one of the greatest gospel players of all time. Importance of Aretha Franklin in the song Already in the mid-1960s she …

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Dorothea Dix
Solidarity

Biography of Dorothea Dix, American advocate for the mentally ill

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography of Dorothea Dix, American advocate for the mentally ill, especially the destitute. She advocated intensely and effectively for them. As the founder of the movement known as mental hygiene, her main objective was to achieve dignified psychological treatment for any individual, even …

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Annie Cannon
Astronomers

Annie Cannon, American Astronomer

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography of Annie Jump Cannon American astronomer pioneer in her profession. Her work on star cataloging has been central to the current stellar classification. Annie Cannon’s family and early life Annie Jump Cannon was born on December 11, 1863 in Dover, a small …

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Peggy Whitson
Astronauts

Biography of Peggy Whitson, American astronaut

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography of Peggy Whitson, American biochemical research astronaut. With her two long-term stays on board the International Space Station, she is NASA’s most experienced astronaut. She holds the record for the number of days in space among all NASA astronauts. The years of …

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Williamina Fleming
Astronomers

Williamina Fleming, American Astronomer

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography of Williamina Stevens Fleming, an American astronomer of Scottish origin. She was initially hired as an assistant at the Harvard Observatory. Although she had no specific training in astronomy, she made numerous discoveries of stellar bodies. Childhood and youth of Williamina Fleming …

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Christine Koch
Astronauts

Biography of Christina Koch, American astronaut

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography Christina Koch, the American astronaut, along with Jessica Meir, performed an historic spacewalk, outside the International Space Station, in October 2019. A solid scientific background coupled with her privileged intelligence and remarkable physical courage made Christina Koch the special candidate for this …

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Jessica Meir
Astronauts

Biography of Jessica Meir, American astronaut

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography of Jessica Meir, American Jewish university professor, scientist, explorer, and astronaut. She is trained to help direct the first human mission to an asteroid and then to Mars. She received physiological, survival training, flight classes and a wide range of technical training …

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Margaret Hamilton
Scientists

Biography of Margaret Hamilton, American Computer Scientist

Click here if you want to see this biography in Spanish translation. Biography of Margaret Hamilton, American scientist, notable computer scientist who worked at NASA in support of Apollo missions. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, presented on November 22, 2016 by the President of the United States, for her brilliant work during the …

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