How Many Moon Craters Are Named for Women? Fewer Than You’d Guess.

By drawing the small number of lunar craters named for women, an artist hopes to highlight women’s contributions to the sciences.,

A drawing of the lunar crater Resnik by Bettina Forget, an artist and researcher at Concordia University in Montreal. The crater is named for Judith Resnik, an astronaut who died in the 1986 Challenger disaster.
A drawing of the lunar crater Resnik by Bettina Forget, an artist and researcher at Concordia University in Montreal. The crater is named for Judith Resnik, an astronaut who died in the 1986 Challenger disaster.Credit…Bettina Forget

How Many Moon Craters Are Named for Women? Fewer Than You’d Guess.

By drawing the small number of lunar craters named for women, an artist hopes to highlight women’s contributions to the sciences.

A drawing of the lunar crater Resnik by Bettina Forget, an artist and researcher at Concordia University in Montreal. The crater is named for Judith Resnik, an astronaut who died in the 1986 Challenger disaster.Credit…Bettina Forget

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