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Marking the Anniversary of the First Woman in Space

While yesterday brought with it the achievement of 19 years as a fleet for UFOP: Starbase 118, it will have to share its day-after glory of another milestone. In the shadow of our own anniversary, let us celebrate another milestone; one that was met fifty years ago today.

The successful launch of the first woman, and first civilian, into space, and safely bringing her home.


Obscure Dangers of Spaceflight: Heatstroke

Photo Cr: NASA.gov

Part four of our six part ‘Obscure Dangers of Spaceflight’ series focuses on something that plenty of human’s suffer from right here on Earth: Heatstroke. Want to see the first three dangers? You can find them here: Moon Dust, Space Junk, and Static Electricity.