Female Spacefarers (extreme)

As of the end of 2019, 65 women—representing 11 different countries—have ventured into outer space. How many can you name?
† Denotes those who died during the Challenger (STS-51-L) and Colombia (STS-107) disasters.
Note: Because the Challenger disaster occured before the Kármán line (an altitude of 100 kilometres), astronaut Christa McAuliffe (1948-1986) is not included in the list of 'spacefarers' below.
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Nation
First Mission (Launch Date)
Answer
Soviet Union
Vostok 6 (16 June 1963)
Valentina Tereshkova
Soviet Union
Soyuz T-5 (19 July 1982)
Svetlana Savitskaya
United States
STS-7 (18 June 1983)
Sally Ride
United States
STS-41-D (30 August 1984)
Judith Resnik
United States
STS-41-G (5 October 1984)
Karthryn D. Sullivan
United States
STS-51-A (8 November 1984)
Anna Lee Fisher
United States
STS-51-D (12 April 1985)
Margaret Rhea Seddon
United States
STS-51-G (17 June 1985)
Shannon Lucid
Untied States
STS-61-A (30 October 1985)
Bonnie J. Dunbar
United States
STS-61-B (26 November 1985)
Mary L. Cleave
United States
STS-34 (18 October 1989)
Ellen S. Baker
United States
STS-33 (22 November 1989)
Kathryn C. Thornton
United States
STS-32 (9, January 1990)
Marsha Ivins
United States
STS-37 (5 April 1991)
Linda M. Godwin
United Kingdom
Soyuz TM-12/TM-11 (18 May 1991)
Helen Sharman
United States
STS-40 (5 June 1991)
Tamara E. Jernigan
United States
STS-40 (5 June 1991)
Millie Hughes-Fulford
Canada
STS-42 (22 January 1992)
Roberta Bondar
United States
STS-47 (12 September 1992)
Jan Davis
United States
STS-47 (12 September 1992)
Mae Jemison
United States
STS-54 (13 January 1993)
Susan J. Helms
United States
STS-56 (8 April 1993)
Ellen Ochoa
United States
STS-57 (21 June 1993)
Janice E. Voss
United States
STS-57 (21 June 1993)
Nancy J. Currie
Japan
STS-65 (8 July 1994)
Chiaki Mukai
Russia
Soyuz TM-20 (3 October 1994)
Yelena V. Kondakova
United States
STS-63 (3 February 1995)
Eileen Collins
United States
STS-67 (2 March 1995)
Wendy B. Lawrence
United States
STS-70 (13 July 1995)
Mary E. Weber
United States
STS-73 (20 October 1995)
Catherine Coleman
France
Soyuz TM-24/TM-23 (17 August 1996)
Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré
United States
STS-83 (4 April 1997)
Susan Still Kilrain
India/United States
STS-87 (19 November 1997)
Kalpana Chawla
United States
STS-90 (17 April 1998)
Kathryn P. Hire
United States
STS-91 (2 June 1998)
Janet L. Kavandi
Canada
STS-96 (27 May 1999)
Julie Payette
United States
STS-92 (11 October 2000)
Pamela Melroy
United States
STS-111/113 (5 June 2002)
Peggy Whitson
United States
STS-112 (7 October 2002)
Sandra Magnus
United States
STS-107 (Jan. 16, 2003) †
Laurel B. Clark
United States
STS-121 (4 July 2006)
Stephanie Wilson
United States
STS-121 (4 July 2006)
Lisa Nowak
United States
STS-115 (9 September 2006)
Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper
Iran/United States
Soyuz TMA-9/8 (18 September 2006)
Anousheh Ansari
United States
STS-116/117 (9 December 2006)
Sunita Williams
United States
STS-116 (9 December 2006)
Joan Higginbotham
United States
STS-118 (8 August 2007)
Tracy Caldwell Dyson
United States
STS-118 (8 August 2007)
Barbara Morgan
South Korea
Soyuz TMA-12 (8 April 2008)
Yi So-yeon
United States
STS-124 (31 May 2008)
Karen L. Nyberg
United States
STS-124 (31 May 2008)
K. Megan McArthur
United States
STS-128 (28 August 2009)
Nicole P. Stott
United States
STS-131 (5 April 2010)
Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger
Japan
STS-131 (5 April 2010)
Naoko Yamazaki
United States
Soyuz TMA-19 (15 June 2010)
Shannon Walker
China
Shenzhou 9 (16 June 2012)
Liu Yang
China
Shenzhou 10 (11 June 2013)
Wang Yaping
Russia
Soyuz TMA-14M (25 September 2014)
Yelena Serova
Italy
Soyuz TMA-15M (23 November 2014)
Samantha Cristoforetti
United States
Soyuz MS-01 (6 July 2016)
Kathleen Rubins
United States
Soyuz MS-09 (6 June 2018)
Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor
United States
Soyuz MS-11 (3 December 2018)
Anne McClain
United States
VSS Unity VF-01 (22 February 2019)
Beth Moses
United States
Soyuz MS-12 (14 March 2019)
Christina Koch
United States/Sweden
Soyuz MS-15 (25 September 2019)
Jessica Meir
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