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How 'Rocket Girls' Propelled NASA Into Space

The women who worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the 1960s weren't only trailblazers for the solar system, they were pioneers for the more accepting climate of women in sciences today.

Published On 04/26/2016
4:36 PM EDT
Computers in 2013: Standing, from left, Nancy Key, Sylvia Miller, Janet Davis, Lydia Shen, Georgia Devornichenko, Sue Finley, Margie Brunn, Kathryn Thuleen. Seated, from left, Victoria Wang, Virginia Anderson, Marie Crowley, Helen Ling, Barbara Paulson, Caroline Norman. | NASA/JPL-Caltech