Today the First Female Astronaut From China Is in Space

Today, 33-year-old air force pilot Liu Yang is in space, having been rocketed there on Saturday — along with two male colleagues — for a docking mission. Yang is China's first woman in space, and she'll be there for about a week. Incidentally, on this day in 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space.… » 6/18/12 3:55pm 6/18/12 3:55pm