NASA publishes ‘First Woman’ graphic novels about the Moon #AR #WomenInStem @NASA @NASAArtemis

NASA‘s new graphics novel First Woman tells the tale of Commander Callie Rodriguez, the first woman to explore the Moon. While Callie is a fictional character, the first female astronaut and person of color will soon set foot on the Moon – a historic milestone and part of upcoming NASA missions.

Issue #1: Dream to Reality follows Callie’s trailblazing path as the first woman on the Moon. Callie and her robot sidekick, RT, overcome setbacks, disappointment, and tragedy along the way. From her childhood dreams of space travel to being selected as an astronaut candidate, Callie takes us on her journey to the Moon.

Through a series of graphic novels and digital platforms, First Woman aims to capture our attention and unite the next generation of explorers who will return to the Moon.

First Woman App

First Woman graphic novels are XR (VR and AR) enabled. Download the app to walk through life-size scenes from the graphic novel and explore NASA’s highlighted technologies, which helped Callie, and will help real astronauts, sustain life on the Moon. (Android and iOS)

Availability

Issue #1 is available online and via PDF on NASA’s website.


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