Making Space: Pioneering Women in Aerospace

The year 2020 is the 100th anniversary of 19th amendment’s ratification. To acknowledge this important anniversary, discover the untold story of women in aviation and space exploration.

Rufus Porter

Rufus Porter, an American artist, inventor, and journalist, was born on May 1, 1792 (first image). After his family moved from Massachusetts to Bridgton, Maine, he was sent to nearby Fryeburg Academy, a preparatory school for young men planning to attend Dartmouth...