13 women who dared to dream
"I jumped at the offer"
"Not a meaningful test"
"Mommy's going to the moon!"
"Too good to be true"
"Regret to advise"
"Let's stop this now!"
"Jerrie Cobb isn't running this program. I am!"
"The men go off and fight the wars and fly the airplanes"
"NASA never had any intention of putting those women in space"
"We want to see a woman driving the bus, not sitting in the back"
"I am living proof that dreams do come true."
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In 1961, women were expected to be wives and mothers; they couldn’t rent a car or take out a loan without a husband’s signature. Pilot Jerrie Cobb, who had more hours in the air than John Glenn, passed all the tests the astronauts took with flying colors, as did 13 other women pilots who dreamed... Read More »
What does it take to be an astronaut? Excellence at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, top physical shape, any checklist would include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. Here is the tale of thirteen women who prove... Read More »
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