Did you know…
… that today is First Female Space Flight Commander Day? On July 23, 1999, space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight. Collins, a retired NASA astronaut and United States Air Force colonel, was awarded several medals for her work.
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“I don’t think of myself as being a woman and having anything to prove.”
— Eileen Collins