Antiquity – 1600 | The Women’s Outer Space History Timeline

Mapping the heaven’s’ was not just the province of men. As early priestesses, seers, instrument makers, translators, political advisors, and teachers, there is historical evidence of many women who were trained in the fundamentals of astronomy and the importance of learning the movements of the stars.

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Includes: En’Hedu’Anna, Theano, Aglaonike of Thessaly, Hypatia, Queen Seondeok, Mariam Al-Asturlabi, Hildegard of Bingen, Herrad of Landsberg, Sophia Brahe, etc!