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The Woman Who Sees Space First

Candice Hansen-Koharcheck is a firsthand witness to some of the most iconic images of outer space

Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/Seán Doran

FFor decades, space scientists could only speculate about what the surface of Mars looked like. It wasn’t until 1965 that NASA’s Mariner 4 spacecraft sent the first images of the red planet back to Earth…




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Shannon Stirone

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Freelance writer in the Bay Area

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