Throughout history, there have been many women astronauts who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female astronauts such as Valentina Tereshkova, Sally Ride, Roberta Bondar, Svetlana Savitskaya.The women astronauts featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Kalpana ChawlaKalpana Chawla
17 March 1962, American
Astronaut
Julie PayetteJulie Payette
20 October 1963, Canadian
Governor General of Canada

Sally RideSally Ride
26 May 1951, American
Physicist, Astronaut

Sunita WilliamsSunita Williams
19 September 1965, American
Astronaut

Valentina TereshkovaValentina Tereshkova
06 March 1937, Russian
Pilot

Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17 October 1956, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space
Peggy WhitsonPeggy Whitson
09 February 1960, American
Astronaut, Biochemist

Roberta BondarRoberta Bondar
04 December 1945, Canadian
Astronaut & Neurologist

Lisa NowakLisa Nowak
10 May 1963, American
Naval flight officer, Astronaut, Engineer, Test
Christa McAuliffeChrista McAuliffe
02 September 1948, American
Astronaut, Teacher

Kathryn D. SullivanKathryn D. Sullivan
03 October 1951, American
Geologist
Judith ResnikJudith Resnik
05 April 1949, American
Engineer

Anousheh AnsariAnousheh Ansari
12 September 1966, American
American-Iranian engineer

Kathleen RubinsKathleen Rubins
14 October 1978, American
Astronaut, Biologist

Laurel ClarkLaurel Clark
10 March 1961, American
Medical Doctor

Anna Lee FisherAnna Lee Fisher
24 August 1949, American
Astronaut
Eileen CollinsEileen Collins
19 November 1956, American
Officer, Astronaut

Helen SharmanHelen Sharman
30 May 1963, British
Chemist

Samantha CristoforettiSamantha Cristoforetti
26 April 1977
Astronaut, Aviator, Engineer

Barbara MorganBarbara Morgan
28 November 1951, American
Astronaut, Teacher
Svetlana SavitskayaSvetlana Savitskaya
08 August 1948, Russian
Aviator

Yi So-yeonYi So-yeon
02 June 1978, South Korean
Astronaut
Jan DavisJan Davis
01 November 1953, American
Astronaut

Ellen OchoaEllen Ochoa
10 May 1958, American
Engineer

Tracy Caldwell DysonTracy Caldwell Dyson
14 August 1969, American
Astronaut
Catherine ColemanCatherine Coleman
14 December 1960, American
Chemist, Air force officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Shannon LucidShannon Lucid
14 January 1943, American
Biochemist
Susan HelmsSusan Helms
26 February 1958, American
Air force officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Marsha IvinsMarsha Ivins
15 April 1951, American
Astronaut, Engineer

Chiaki MukaiChiaki Mukai
06 May 1952, Japanese
Physician
Karen L. NybergKaren L. Nyberg
07 October 1969, American
Astronaut, Engineer

Claudie HaigneréClaudie Haigneré
13 May 1957, French
Doctor
Kathryn P. HireKathryn P. Hire
26 August 1959, American
Astronaut

Yelena KondakovaYelena Kondakova
30 March 1957, Russian
Cosmonaut

Liu YangLiu Yang
06 October 1978, Chinese
Chinese astronaut