Jerrie Cobb tests the Gimbal Rig

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Title

Jerrie Cobb tests the Gimbal Rig

Subject

NASA
United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Women air pilots -- United States
Military

Description

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, Ohio. Cobb added to her impressive list of accomplishments by becoming the first female to pass NASA's Mercury Astronaut Program.

Creator

IWASM

Source

IWASM Original Photo Collection, International Women's Air and Space Museum

Date

April 1960

Contributor

Heidi Fearing

Rights

Online access is provided for research purposes only. For rights and reproduction requests contact the International Women's Air & Space Museum at info@iwasm.org

Identifier

Original Photo No. 2

Coverage

Cleveland, Ohio

Citation

IWASM, “Jerrie Cobb tests the Gimbal Rig,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed April 23, 2018, http://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1316.

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