Women on the moon posters

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Only a few women have their names on the moon. Who are they? and where are these names?

Near side of the Moon (14 names):

  • Catherine of Alexandria – Greek theologian, philosopher
  • Hypatia of Alexandria – Greek mathematician and philosopher
  • Nicole-Reine Etable de la Briere Lepaute – French astronomer
  • Caroline Herschel – British astronomer
  • Mary Fairfax Somerville – Scottish physicist, mathematician
  • Anne Sheepshanks – British benefactor
  • Catherine Wolfe Bruce – American philanthropist, astronomy patron
  • Maria Mitchell – American astronomer
  • Agnes Mary Clerke – British astronomer
  • Mary Adela Blagg – British astronomer
  • Mary Proctor – American astronomer
  • Annie Jump Cannon – American astronomer
  • Antonia Caetana de Paiva Pereira Maury – American astronomer
  • Louise Freeland Jenkins – American astronomer

 

Far side of the Moon (17 names):

  • Sofia V. Kovalevskaya – Russian mathematician
  • Williamina Paton – Scottish-born American astronomer
  • Marie Skłodowska – Polish physicist, chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Annie de Scott Dill Russell – British astronomer
  • Henrietta Swan Leavitt – American astronomer
  • Lise Meitner – Austrian physicist
  • Emmy Noether – German mathematician
  • Priscilla Fairfield Bok – American astronomer
  • Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori – Czech-American physiologist; Nobel laureate
  • Dorothy Vaughan – American mathematician
  • Marie Tharp – Geologist and oceanographer
  • Valentina Tereshkova – Soviet cosmonaut
  • Sharon Christa Corrigan – School teacher member of the Challenger crew
  • Judith Arlene Resnik – Member of the Challenger crew
  • Kalpana Chawla – American astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Mission Specialist
  • Laurel Clark – American astronaut, Space Shuttle Columbia Mission Specialist
  • Elisabetta Pierazzo – Italian planetary scientist

 

2 posters. Not sold separately.

A2 size posters (420 x 594mm – 16.5 x 23.4 inch). Unframed.

* Each purchase will be printed on demand.

We will try to add new prints monthly.