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  • Tags: 1960

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Myrtle Cagle was the youngest North Carolinian female pilot, a commercial pilot and Ninety-Nine member. Myrtle Cagle is shown taking the one of the many tests she eventually passed to become a member of the Mercury 13.

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Well-known aviatrix Jerrie Cobb is shown going through astronaut testing in Cleveland in 1960. A year later Cobb was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in Albuquerque, making her a member of…

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Well-known female aviator and record breaker Geraldyn ("Jerrie") M. Cobb trained on the Gimbal Rig called the Multiple Axis Space Test Inertia Facility (MASTIF) at the NASA Lewis Research Center, now the John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland,…

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Well-known female aviator and record breaker Geraldyn ("Jerrie") M. Cobb trained on the Gimbal Rig called the Multiple Axis Space Test Inertia Facility (MASTIF) at the NASA Lewis Research Center, now the John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland,…

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Female Pilot Geraldyn ("Jerrie") M. Cobb tests out a Gimbal Rig called the Multiple Axis Space Test Inertia Facility (MASTIF) at the NASA Lewis Research Center, now the John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
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