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Space / Ride / Mercury 13 Women #731359

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jun 21, 2003
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(Studio: Martin Savidge) The induction of Sally Ride into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame noted; scenes shown. The story of the unrecognized women pilots who were secretly trained as astronauts for the Mercury 13 mission in the 1960s presented. [Mercury 13 woman Jerri Sloan TRUHILL†- comments on the chance to go into space; talks about the testing.] [“Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen Women and the Dream of Space Flight” author Martha ACKMANN††- talks about the women and the testing; comments on the push to take women farther in the space program.]

Savidge, Martin

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