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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Betty Skelton Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
292945-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Apr 18, 2010
Last Aired:
Sep 6, 2010

Airing Details

  • Apr 18, 2010 | 2:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2010 | 8:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2010 | 2:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2010 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2010 | 2:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2010 | 8:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2010 | 2:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2010 | 8:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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