Geraldyn "Jerrie" Cobb during Astronaut Testing

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Title

Geraldyn "Jerrie" Cobb during Astronaut Testing

Subject

NASA
United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Women air pilots -- United States
Military

Description

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.

Creator

IWASM

Source

IWASM Original Photo Collection, International Women's Air and Space Museum

Date

1960

Contributor

Heidi Fearing

Rights

Online access is provided for research purposes only. For rights and reproduction requests contact the International Women's Air & Space Museum at info@iwasm.org

Identifier

Original Photo No. 138

Coverage

Cleveland, Ohio

Citation

IWASM, “Geraldyn "Jerrie" Cobb during Astronaut Testing,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed February 24, 2024, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1376.