Antiguans Keisha Schahaff and Anastatia Mayers created several historic feats on Thursday after successfully completing the first private astronaut flight by Virgin Galactic.
The duo became the first mother-daughter pair to go to space, the first female astronauts from the Caribbean, and the sixth and seventh black women to go to space.
Mayers also became the youngest person to go to space.
The spaceline company which was founded by British Virgin Islander Sir Richard Branson also achieved the feat of flying the most women in a single space mission.
The other astronaut, Jon Goodwin of the United Kingdom, became the first Olympian to go to space, the second person with Parkinson’s to go to space and the third oldest person to go to space.
Here is a recap of the historic trip to space.
After safely returning back to earth, Schahaff described the experience as one that was amazing.
Mayers shared a similar sentiment, adding that she was stunned by the overall experience and by the mesmerizing views she encountered.