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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to DreamIn the early 1960s, the doctor in charge of testing NASA's astronauts decided to find out if female pilots were capable of passing the grueling qualification tests required of male pilots. Feasible? Yes. Allowed? No. All testing of women's potential for the Mercury program was done outside NASA's purview and without their permission. The reasons why will stun readers.
- Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults 2010
- ISBN: 9780763636111