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A portrait of Jean Hixson, a member of the Mercury 13.

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A portrait of Jean Hixson, a member of the Mercury 13.

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Jean Hixson undergoing astronaut testing at the Lovelace Clinic in 1961. Hixson was one of thirteen women that successfully passed these tests, and this group later became known as the Mercury 13.

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The Lovelace Clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico is a privately owned research institute. It was the site chosen by NASA in 1959 to test men to be potential Project Mercury astronauts. Dr. William Lovelace also independently tested women for astronaut…

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Pictured is an aerial view of the Lovelace Clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a privately owned research institute, and it was the site chosen by NASA in 1959 to test men to be potential Project Mercury astronauts. Dr. William Lovelace also…

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A portrait of Marion Dietrich, a member of the Mercury 13.

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A portrait of Myrtle Cagle, a member of the Mercury 13.

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Myrtle Cagle undergoing astronaut testing. Here, she is shown performing the bicycle test at the Lovelace Clinic. Cagle was one of thirteen women that successfully passed these tests, and this group later became known as the Mercury 13.

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Myrtle Cagle undergoing astronaut testing. Here, she is shown performing the tilt table test at the Lovelace Clinic. Cagle was one of thirteen women that successfully passed these tests, and this group later became known as the Mercury 13.

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A portrait of Rhea Hurrle Allison Woltman, a member of the Mercury 13.
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