The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight
In 1961, Martha Ackmann and twelve other remarkable women secretly tested and passed the same battery of tests as the Mercury 7 astronauts, but were summarily dismissed at NASA and on Capitol Hill.
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Review: The Mercury 13: The True Story of Thirteen Women and the Dream of Space FlightUser Review - Goodreads
This book was a great tribute to the women of Mercury 13 and very well researched. Their story really is a legacy to women's rights and a black mark on the American space program. I also learned a lot ... Read full review
Review: The Mercury 13: The True Story of Thirteen Women and the Dream of Space FlightUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
Werner Von Braun on the woman astronaut program: "Another question I am frequently asked is 'Do you ever plan to use women astronauts in your space program?' Well, all I can say is that the male ... Read full review