Poppy Northcutt Of NASA

Going through some issues of Life magazine at Google Books, I came across this in the September 4, 1970 issue:

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The strike referred to the photo caption was a Women’s Rights protest held at the time.

She was the first woman to work in an operational capacity for NASA, as a contractor from TRW.

A quick search revealed that Poppy — now known as Frances — went on to get a law degree.

And there’s a video interview with her here.

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