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Aviatrix Jerri Sloan Truhill was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13. She is pictured here bending down from the cockpit of a Cessna 175 to pick…

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Myrtle Cagle was the youngest North Carolinian female pilot, a commercial pilot and member of the Ninety-Nines. 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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Pilot and Akron, Ohio teacher Jean Hixson was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13. She is shown here using special equipment.

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Pilot and Akron, Ohio teacher Jean Hixson was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13.

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Youngest North Carolinian female pilot, commercial pilot and Ninety-Nine member Myrtle Cagle was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13.

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Flight instructor and commercial pilot Gene Nora Stumbough Jessen was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13.

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Aviatrix Irene Leverton was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13.

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Aviatrix Jerri Sloan Truhill was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13.

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Commercial pilot Rhea Hurrle Allison Woltman was one of the thirteen women who passed all of the astronaut tests given at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961, making her a member of the Mercury 13.
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