NASA's Artemis Mission will have the first woman on the Moon.
Unless you want CNSA's Taikonaut Liu Yang to beat 'Murrica!
'Ideal'? Considering the first man to break the Sound Barrier worked with test pilot compatriot Jacqueline Cochran, Chuck Yeager would say that said woman astronaut has The Right Stuff.
Apollo 11's Michael Collins agrees, don't bother him about it.
Q: Why are there no Muslims in "Star Trek"?
A: Because "Star Trek" is set in the future.
And considering how "Babylon 5" had as a regular character Susan Ivanova (Claudia Christian): one of that O'Neill Cylinder space station's senior officers, Starfury pilot in Earthforce, and is Jewish, says so much about your attitude, OP.
Certainly about "B5"'s creator J. Michael Straczynski's.