Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race

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In 1959, the doctor who supervised NASA's astronaut selection concluded that women might fare better in space than men. His testing of 25 top female pilots for reactions to isolation, centrifuge, and weightlessness proved him right, and 13 exceptional candidates were identified. Despite countless personal and professional sacrifices, these women joined NASA's clandestine new program - which, after two intensive years, was suddenly, and mysteriously, canceled. Promised the Moon chronicles the dramatic story of the rise and ...

Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race 2004, Thunder's Mouth Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568583198

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Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race 2003, Four Walls Eight Windows, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568582757

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Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race 2002, Penguin Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780143013471

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