'"Jerrie! Jerrie has nothing to do with this. I'm heading this up!...Jerrie Cobb isn't running this program, I am!'" (Stone, 73).
"'We have the Washington Redskins football team. My mother could probably pass the physical exam that they give preseason for the Redskins, but I doubt if she could play too many games for them,'"(Stone,79), said John Glenn giving an analogy.
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To prove that Cochran was in power and that Jerrie Cobb wasn't, Cochran sent letters to all the members of the Mercury 13 women except for Cobb explaining how she was running this program.
Summary - SWBS and Gist
The Mercury 13 wanted to become astronauts, but there are regulations that prevent them from becoming astronauts so they went to court to change the rules.
The author quoted John Glenn to show what the men thought about the women trying to enter the space program and how he didn't take them seriously.
Hoping that they could change the rules for what it takes to become an astronaut, the Mercury 13 women went to court and got prepared to defend themselves.
Although the Mercury 13 women were very qualified for the job, NASA neglected that women could fly in space.
Determination, Loss, Keep on going, Fight till the end, and perseverance.
NASA didn't want to change their rules.
How would you show NASA that you were qaulified to be an astronaut except for 1 little thing?