SCIENCE
06/11/2012 12:42 pm ET

This Week In Science History, June 11-17 (SLIDESHOW)

Do you know who was the first woman in space? Or the name of the first computer?

This week in science history brings you loads of interesting science facts--including details on the birth of a famous explorer, the release of America's favorite sci-fi flick, and one of the most unusual attempts at flight ever.

Check it out in HuffPost Science's "This Week In Science History" slideshow:

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