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Away on Netflix: stills from Hilary Swank’s new sci-fi drama

Netflix’s Away is one small step for sci-fi, one giant leap for womankind

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Kayleigh Dray
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    Supermoon April 2020: How it brought the world together

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    Finally, an all-female spacewalk is under way – this is why it matters

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Alyssa Carson could be the first person to walk on Mars.
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This woman could be the first person to walk on Mars

Alyssa Carson is one of the world's youngest astronauts in training, working to fulfil her dream of travelling to Mars.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Everything we know about Natalie Portman’s new space drama Lucy in the Sky

Not only does it look bloody good, we think it could tackle some major feminist themes, too.

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Megan Murray
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Life

4 things you never knew went into space travel from a female space engineer

From spacesuit design to underwater stations

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Astronaut Barbie has landed
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Astronaut Barbie has landed, and it’s one giant leap for women in STEM

NASA recently confirmed it is finally sending a woman to the moon.

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Hollie Richardson
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Sarah Shaffi
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NASA is finally ready to send the first woman to the moon – 50 years after the Apollo mission

It'll be the first step in getting people to Mars.

Three women talk about working in the space industry.
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Three young women on reaching for the stars, and finding space

Inspiration for any woman wanting to go to space.

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Richard Ginger
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Meet Dr Katie Bouman, the 29-year-old who made that black hole photo possible

“Congratulations and thank you for your enormous contribution to the advancments of science and mankind.”

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Moya Crockett
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NASA had to cancel its all-female spacewalk for a pretty bleak reason

“I guess sexism really can transcend the Earthly plane.”

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Moya Crockett
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Christina Koch: astronaut
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NASA has finally announced its first all-female spacewalk

These women are making a big step for womankind

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Rachel Brown
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Meet Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, the woman whose career is quite literally out of this world

A one day diary from morning latte to lights out

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The remarkable true story of Mae Jemison, the first woman of colour in space

Her list of achievements is truly out of this world

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Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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This Netflix documentary tells the untold story of NASA's women astronauts

Mercury 13 tells the story of 13 female astronauts

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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 17/4/18

From the possibility of a woman on Mars to female journalist winning the Pulitzer prize

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Susan Devaney
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This outer-space job role is looking for crafty types to join the next mission

Here's how you could get involved

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Megan Murray
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NASA engineers genuinely thought women astronauts would need make-up in space

So they made them these handy space make-up kits!

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Moya Crockett
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NASA just paid tribute to Hidden Figures' Katherine Johnson

This is long overdue

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Susan Devaney
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Solar eclipse 2017: how to watch it in the UK

The rare phenomenon will happen at sunset today

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sophia Bush’s new tattoo has a fascinatingly deep meaning behind it

The actor’s an astrophysics buff: who knew?

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Moya Crockett
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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NASA’s astronauts: meet the incredible women training for space travel

"It's important to remember that persistence pays off"

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson smashes another space record

Can we be her when we grow up?

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Amy Swales
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