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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A moving account of the women who, during the early stages of the space program, fought for the opportunity to go into space. Combating the prevailing attitudes of sexism, these daring, devoted pilots ... Read full review
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