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