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Space for Women - 1981

Designed for class instruction and career education, this 1981 video from NASA proves space exploration isn't just for the boys.SUMMARYThis film interviews women employed in the National Aeronautics and Space Administrations (NASA's) space transportation programs and shows the variety of positions that they hold, ranging from electrical engineer, aerial photography analyst, and safety specialist to astronaut mission specialist. It notes how the women obtained their training and qualified for their positions. Astronaut Anna Lee Fisher, Dr. Patricia Cowings, Shirley Cevalier, Sue Norman, Sharon Orkansky, Brenda Willis, and Astronaut Catherine Sullivan are profiled. This film was designed for use in career education and guidance classes.Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-space-for-women-649459.pdfCREATED BYNational Aeronautics and Space Administration. (10/01/1958 - )REPOSITORY:Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/broadcast-quality-film-dc.htmlSUBJECTSWomen in astronauticsGreaves, William, producerGreaves, William, directorMontalb?n, Ricardo, narratorStanford, Bruce, editorIpear, Robert, cameramanMORE INFORMATION:More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=649459
Length: 27:21

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