NASA’s 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

U.S. 04/18/19, 13:54

NASA's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died.Cobb died in Florida at age 88 last month. News of her death came Thursday from journalist Miles O'Brien, serving as a family spokesman.In 1961, Cobb became the first woman to pass astronaut testing. Altogether, 13 women passed the arduous physical ...

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