Albright's memoir combines warm humor with profound insights which are weaved together to form a fascinating tapestry, both intimate and panoramic, of the life of the highest ranking woman in American history.
The Mercury 13
: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight
by Martha Ackmann
Hardcover: Jun 2003
Paperback: Jul 2004
A tribute to 13 extraordinary women who passed the same battery of tests as did the Mercury 7 astronauts, but were summarily dismissed by the boys club at NASA and on Capitol Hill. An unforgettable story of determination, resilience, and...