have been quite a few American shuttle astronauts and mission specialists. Infact,
more flights have had at least one female crew member than those that have not.
Still, out of 46 shuttle pilots, only 3 are female.
Are Just a Few of America's Female Shuttle Astronauts and Mission Specialists:
(from left) Eileen Collins, Dr. Mae Jemison, Janet Kavandi, Shannon Lucid,
Sally ("Ride, Sally Ride") Ride, Kathy Sullivan and Janice Vost.