There 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.

These 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.

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