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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.

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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.

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Portrait of Bernice "B" Steadman standing next to some of her flying trophies. Steadman was one of thirteen women to pass the first female astronaut testing program in 1961. This group of thirteen women later became known as the Mercury 13.

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

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

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

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

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Aviatrix Geraldyn “Jerrie” Cobb sitting on a plane wing.

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

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