Sorry ladies, there's no place for your ovaries in space. That was essentially the message that a would-be female astronaut got from NASA in 1962. In this letter posted to Reddit, a University of Connecticut student identified as "Miss Kelly" wrote to the agency presumably to ask how she could become an astronaut. "Your offer to go on a space mission is commendable," public information director O.B. Lloyd, Jr. responded. "We have no existing program concerning women astronauts, nor do we contemplate any such plan." Harsh. (Maybe Lloyd didn't think there were kitchens in space?) We'd like to think that Miss Kelly smiled from ear to ambitious ear when Sally Ride went into space in 1983.
Well, women are equals in everything now (or are able to go for it!) yeah!
Originally posted by RUFFREADY
reply to post by buster2010
Yes, your right! That's why I added, "or are able to go for it", odds are they can fight this sort of thing now and win (either in court or with a mediator/Human Resources and such)
Its much better now in any case.
The days of a woman's place in the kitchen are over.