Saturday 25 May at 2:00pm
Wally Funk's Race for Space: The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer
Science journalist and broadcaster Sue Nelson discusses women's achievements in space and why Wally Funk should have been the first woman on the moon. Prior to the Apollo missions, a group of female pilots in the US had taken the same physical tests as the Mercury 7 astronauts, and 13 of them passed. One of those women was Wally Funk.