Margaret A. Weitekamp
|Publication Date||Edition||Publisher||Physical Description||Language||Availability|
|2009.||First edition.||Candlewick Press||[ix], 133 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimile ; 26 cm||English|| |
Downers Grove Public Library - 1st Floor - Kids
J 629.45 STO
They had the right stuff. They defied the prejudices of the time. And they blazed a trail for generations of women to follow.
What does it take to be an astronaut? Excellence at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, top physical shape — any checklist would include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. Here is the tale of thirteen women who proved that...