The Mercury 13 the untold story of thirteen American women and the dream of space flight

Title The Mercury 13 the untold story of thirteen American women and the dream of space flight
Names Ackmann, Martha.
Book Number DB057609
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Professor relates the experiences of thirteen female pilots who underwent secret testing for potential inclusion in the U.S. space program during the 1960s. Using historical research and firsthand interviews, Ackmann follows Jerrie Cobb, Wally Funk, and others through the selection process, barrage of trials, and battle against gender discrimination. 2003.
Narrator Dines, Carol.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Women's Interest - WOM
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject Women astronauts - United States - History
Call Number 629.4500820973 ANF
Language English
Released 2003
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2003 (APH, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Random House, 2003.
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