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Jacqueline Cochran

Consultant to NASA, 1961

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First woman pilot to break the sound barrier, Jacqueline Cochran became a NASA consultant in 1961. Shown with administrator James E. Webb.
Jacqueline Cochran sworn in as NASA consultant by NASA administrator James E. Webb, 1961

Jacqueline Cochran sworn in as NASA consultant by NASA administrator James E. Webb, 1961

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