From reddit: I think all the media attention when women do something that men can do is condescending and patronizing towards women in general.
"For example the spacewalk. I'm a liberal and I'm all for women's rights, but I find all the media attention because of the spacewalk to be condescending and a bit patronizing. A man does something? Meh, he's a man, who cares?
Oh, a woman does something a man can do? Make it headline news! It's so rare and surprising a woman can do something a man ..."