1962 - Corsicana Daily Sun

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1962 - Corsicana Daily Sun - Extends Mark 12 Miles White’s height was given...
Extends Mark 12 Miles White’s height was given officially as 310,000 feet. This compares with 246,700 feet achieved earlier by both White and space agency test pilot Joseph M. Walker in flights aimed at See X15, Page 2 Women Open Fighi For Equal Roles In Space WASHINGTON, July 17 UP>Women opened their latest battle for equality with men today seeking selection as astronauts in the U.S. space program. Three blondes argued before a House Space subcommittee that all they needed was the training to join the Mercury astronauts in orbit. They were Jacqueline Cochran, one of the world’s leading women pilots, Jerrie Cobb, who has already taken and passed the physical tests for an astronaut, and Mrs. Janey B. Hart, wife of Sen. Philip Hart, D-Mich., and an experienced pilot. Mrs, Hart also has another

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 17 Jul 1962, Tue,
  3. Page 11

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