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12. Samantha Cristoforetti

Who says women are physically fragile? – Samantha known commonly as Sam Cristoforetti is here to defy such people. Cristoforetti, a captain in the Italian Air Force, spent 199 days in space. Her courageous and demanding days were the first spent by a women (seventh person overall) to participate successfully in a space mission of prolonged duration.

Cristoforetti made the record on Saturday 4th November 2015 and she returned to earth on 15th June. Her space journey reflects what one can achieve simply by not thinking like an ordinary person. Her adventures are not over though, on her Twitter account she has expressed a desire to walk on the moon.


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