Feb 5, 2021

Millie Hughes-Fulford, NASA’s first female payload specialist in space, dies at 75

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Hughes-Fulford launched on the STS-40 space shuttle mission in June 1991.

The first American woman to launch into space who was not a professional astronaut but a working scientist, Millie Hughes-Fulford, has died at the age of 75.

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