NASA Astronaut Frank Rubio Explores ‘First Woman’ Graphic Novel on the ISS Feb 28, 2023 @NASA Astronaut Frank Rubio explores our “First Woman” graphic novel and answers questions from students aboard the International Space Station. “First Woman” tells the tale of 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 Artemis missions. Issue No. 1: Dream to Reality follows Callie’s trailblazing path as she 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. Read the story, engage with interactive content, and access STEM resources, here:; Producers: Scott Bednar, Jessica Wilde, Editors: Matthew Schara, Daniel Salazar