Myrtle Cagle during the Bicycle Test

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Title

Myrtle Cagle during the Bicycle Test

Subject

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

Description

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.

Creator

IWASM

Source

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

Date

1961

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. 139

Coverage

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Citation

IWASM, “Myrtle Cagle during the Bicycle Test,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed February 24, 2024, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1377.