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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.

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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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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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