Jerrie Cobb

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Jerrie Cobb
JerrieCobb MercuryCapsule.jpg
Jerrie Cobb with a Mercury spacecraft
Born(1931-03-05)March 5, 1931
DiedMarch 18, 2019(2019-03-18) (aged 88)
Florida, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationOklahoma City Classen High School
Known forPart of the "Mercury 13"

Geraldyn M. Cobb (March 5, 1931 – March 18, 2019) was an American aviator. She was also part of the "Mercury 13," a group of women selected to go through physiological screening tests at the same time as the original Mercury Seven astronauts.

Cobb died at her home in Florida on March 18, 2019 at the age of 88.[1]

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  1. "Jerrie Cobb, one of the most gifted female pilots in history, has died". Retrieved April 18, 2019.