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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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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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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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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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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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