Answer: What “first” in the space industry did American businesswoman Anousheh Ansari claim? – 2017

What "first" in the space industry did American businesswoman Anousheh Ansari claim?

Saturday, October 21, 2017

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· First female Oscar for producing a documentary 13.4%

· First female space "tourist" 22.5%

This Iranian-born American businesswoman became the first female space "tourist" when she lifted off on Sept. 18, 2006 as one of the crew of Soyuz TMA-9. She paid around $20 million for her participation in the flight. On Sept. 20, 2006, her spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station. Ansari spent eight days there, performing a series of experiments on human physiology for the European Space Agency. Source: Britannica.com

· First female CEO of private space travel company 29.4%

· First female astronaut accepted for Mars mission 2025 34.7%








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