Women in Space — Sputnik’s Orbit

I thought I’d post about something most people don’t seem to know about, that I’ve run across in my research. In the early days of spaceflight, NASA made the not-unreasonable decision that astronauts would be drawn from the ranks of high-performance test pilots. At that time, mostly due to long-time stereotypes and discriminatory norms, all […]

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