Almost Astronauts (Hardcover)
13 Women Who Dared to Dream
Turtleback Books, 9780606087063, 133pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2009
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When NASA was launched in 1958, 13 women proved they had as much of the right stuff as men to be astronauts, but their way to space was blocked by prejudice, insecurity, and a scrawled note written by one of Washington's most powerful men. This is the true story of the Mercury 13 women. Illustrations.