Betty Skelton Oral History Interview
Betty Skelton Frankman was interviewed about her life and career. Betty Skelton was a pilot who in 1959 was the first woman to… read more
Betty Skelton Frankman was interviewed about her life and career. Betty Skelton was a pilot who in 1959 was the first woman to volunteer to undergo the same medical and psychological tests as the Mercury 7 astronauts. At the end of the program a collection of photographs was shown with Ms. Frankman’s narration.
This interview was part of the Aviatrix Pioneers section of an oral history collection at the NASA Johnson Space Center. The interview was done by Carol Butler for the NASA History Office on July 19, 1999, in Cocoa Beach, Florida. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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