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Imaging Women in the Space Age

IMAGING WOMEN IN THE SPACE AGE

August 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

New York Hall of Science
Flushing Meadow-Corona Park Queens
Queens, New York

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Suggested Ages: All

Free with museum admission

See vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion (space gear/spacesuits for women). Includes photographs of pioneering astronauts including Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, Mae Jemison, America’s first African-American female astronaut, and Ellen Ochoa, America’s first Hispanic woman to go into space plus vintage and current images of female space travelers in television shows like Lost in Space and Star Trek, photographs of space-inspired fashions including Pucci’s designs for Braniff Airlines flight attendants and Chanel’s 2017 futuristic dresses, and screenshots from films like Barbarella and Gravity.

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