Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran

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Title

Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran

Subject

Women air pilots -- United States
Famous Aviator

Description

Aviatrix Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran and Northrop T-38 Talon supersonic twin-jet trainer she flew 844.2 miles per hour to a new world's 15 kilometer speed record for women August 24, 1961 at Edwards Air Force Base, California.

Photo from Northrop International, A Division of Northrop Corporation, Beverly Hills, California, U. S. A.

Creator

IWASM

Source

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

Date

August 24, 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. 604

Coverage

Edwards Air Force Base, California

Citation

IWASM, “Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran,” International Women's Air & Space Museum, accessed November 29, 2022, https://iwasm.omeka.net/items/show/1514.

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