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Whether you're a fan of America's space program or simply in need of a great read, do yourself a favor and invest in this book.
I am an admirer of this fascinatingly readable, lucid and scholarly book, with some very interesting stories of intriguing people.
This book depicts the lives of women astronauts during a period of American history when the space program had a plurality of men.
This book is biased towards the whole girl power movement. While it is historical in some aspects, the book really focuses on the fact that these are women, not astronauts in... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ronald D. Bruner Jr.
Pretty good book. Not the detail that I would like but would recommend as a good book of the overview of women and flight.Published 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
This was a book we read for our book club. Gives insight into how women were perceived during the 50's and 60'sPublished 16 months ago by franny264
This is the story of 13 females who aspired to be part of the space program in the early 1960's after the Mercury 7 men were chosen. Read morePublished 18 months ago by ellison
The book came before the time I wanted it by and it was in great condition. It's a great book.Published on April 10, 2011 by Lilly Saenz
I really enjoyed this book, even though I am not all that interested in history or aerospace. You really come away with an understanding of what it took for these women to become... Read morePublished on October 9, 2010 by Time2HvFun
While these were obviously fine, capable women, they just weren't in the same class as jet test pilots with engineering degrees. Read morePublished on September 3, 2010 by Steve in Memphis
Well, hooray! This is a great story of 13 pioneering woman and their efforts to enter America's early space program. Read morePublished on July 27, 2010 by Sara Howard
"We seek only a place in our Nation's space future without discrimination. We ask as citizens of this Nation to be allowed to participate with seriousness and sincerity in the... Read morePublished on January 4, 2006 by R S Cobblestone