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Integrating Women Into the Astronaut Corps: Politics and Logistics at NASA ...

Amy E. Foster - History - 2011 - 207 pages
Why, Amy E. Foster asks, did it take two decades after the Soviet Union launched its first female cosmonaut for the United States to send its first female astronaut into space ...
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Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Anne Collins Goodyear, Margaret A. Weitekamp - Art - 2013 - 309 pages
This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion ...
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The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of ...

Martha Ackmann - History - 2003 - 256 pages
For readers of The Astronaut Wives Club, The Mercury 13 reveals the little-known true story of the remarkable women who trained for NASA space flight. In 1961, just as NASA ...
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Testing Aircraft, Exploring Space: An Illustrated History of NACA and NASA

Roger E. Bilstein - History - 2003 - 218 pages
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics—forerunner of today's NASA—emerged in 1915, when airplanes were curiosities made of wood and canvas and held together with ...
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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream

Tanya Lee Stone - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2011 - 144 pages
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 ...
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Space for Women: A History of Women with the Right Stuff

Pamela Freni - History - 2002 - 210 pages
A history of women who were recruited as potential astronauts early in the space race and their attempt to be the first females in space. It tells of their success in the ...
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Amelia Earhart's Daughters: The Wild And Glorious Story Of American Women ...

Leslie Haynsworth, David Toomey - History - 2000 - 352 pages
In 1942, with war raging on two fronts and military pilots in short supply, the U.S. Army Air Force enlisted a handful of skilled female aviators to deliver military planes ...
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