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Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb undergoing astronaut testing. Cobb was one of thirteen women that successfully passed these tests, and this group later became known as the Mercury 13. Cobb was the first woman to complete these tests.

Geraldyn ("Jerrie") Cobb training on Multiple Axis Space Test Inertia Facility (MASTIF), or “gimbal rig,” at the NASA Lewis Research Center (now the John H. Glenn Research Center) in Cleveland, Ohio.

Well-known female aviator and record breaker Geraldyn "Jerrie" M. Cobb, dressed in a white suit, smiles back at cameraman Dale Fudge from the airplane controls.

Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb shows off one of her many flying awards.

Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb uses the reflection of an airplane spinner to apply her makeup.

Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb sits at the controls of an airplane, holding an aerial map.

Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb standing at the door of an airplane.

Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb sitting on a plane wing.

Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb sitting in a cockpit holding a helmet.

Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb sitting in an U.S. Airforce FC-898 airplane.

Geraldyn "Jerrie" Cobb training 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.
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