But she stayed only two years. I had none at the time. She feels that her position as a mother was what truly closed that door to her.
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Either way, it was clear to her that she would not be advancing further. She has been retired since But without the space race, the magic of keypunching evaporated for her. NASA paying four companies to learn how to make fuel on the Moon.
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She was focused on the Earth-bound part of the mission, so her part came later.
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Reflecting on that time, she feels that while the cigar-smoking, male-dominated rooms of NASA in were something out of Mad Men, the sexism she faced was not as egregious as the abuse and harassment that has more recently sparked the MeToo movement. I should have been the th.
She says the contracting company that she worked for was progressive for the times and made some changes without a lot of active resistance. Learning about all the legal barriers women encountered inspired her to go to law school, and she became a prosecutor and then a criminal defense attorney, and worked on domestic violence and reproductive rights cases throughout her career.