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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Without these women, man would not have walked on the moon | Nasa - The Guardian

Fifty years after Apollo, David Smith, Guardian's Washington DC bureau chief, tells the stories of some of the women who helped put a man on the moon. Below are the stories of some of those women.

Some of the women behind the Apollo 11 launch 
Photo: Franziska Barczyk/THE GUARDIAN
All 12 people who walked on the moon were men. But among the 400,000 people who made it possible, there were numerous unsung women, from computer engineers and mathematicians to secretaries and seamstresses. Today, as America contemplates a return to the moon, there is resolve to ensure women aren’t in the background, but are instead the astronauts leading the way.
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Source: The Guardian