SpaceX launched Dragon C2+ in 2012. This launch marked the first commercial space venture. Dragon C2+ brought its payload to the International Space State on May 26 and returned safely to earth on May 30.
Peggy Whitson returned to earth on September 3, 2017. She set a new record of 665 days in space, including 288 days during her most recent stint on the International Space Station. She is now the American and any woman to spend the most time in space. She served on three missions on the space station. She set other space records as well. She is the oldest female astronaut at age 57, and she is the first woman to have commanded the International Space Station twice. The biochemist landed in a Soyuz capsule in Kazakhstan.
First All-Woman Space Walk happened in 2019. Ms. Christina Koch and Dr. Jessica Meir conducted a seven-hour 19-minute walk outside the International Space Station and replaced a broken power controller. The first such walk was supposed to happen in March 2019, until project managers realized the International Space Station did not have two suits suitable for women. Children can learn more at: All-Woman Space Walk.