The Explorers

First female commander of a Space Shuttle

Youngest person to solo circumnavigate the globe on a sailboat

First african American woman in space

Cycled 11,000 miles through every state in the US, ran 1,911 miles along the Te Araroa trail, cycled along the spine of the Andes and ascended over 100,000 metres on a bike

First American woman in space

First woman to perform a single-handed, non-stop, unassisted circumnavigation of the globe

First female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Former record holder for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe

First female pilot to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean,

First American woman to walk in space

Triathlete, adventurer, and explorer who doesn’t let paralysis stop her from reaching new heights

Adventurer recreating the expeditions of intrepid female explorers

Adventurer who walked 12,000 miles solo through Siberia, the Gobi Desert, China, Laos, Thailand, and Australia

First Hispanic woman in Space

Completed a solo circumnavigation of the southern hemisphere at age 16