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    Unhappy Jerrie Cobb, female pilot and would-be astronaut, has passed

    Alas.

    https://phys.org/news/2019-04-nasa-1...candidate.html

    NASA's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies
    by Marcia Dunn 4/18/2019

    NASA's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died. Cobb died in Florida at age 88 last month. News of her death came Thursday from journalist Miles O'Brien, serving as a family spokesman.
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    She outlived many of her compatriots, RIP.

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