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NPR 07/02/2021 - Wally Funk,  an 82-year-old woman who trained for NASA will go to space with Jeff B... 

 

Wally Funk always wanted to go to space. In 1961, she graduated with high marks from the Mercury 13 program, a private initiative that trained women to be astronauts. Then it was canceled. And she was never accepted by NASA. But at the age of 82, she's going get her chance. Funk is joining Jeff Bezos on his trip to space. They're set to launch on July 20. And she says she can hardly wait.

 

 

She's Ready . . . . . Anybody else ready to take a ride of a lifetime???    She is quite amazing.

It's Always Something . . . . Roseanna Roseannadanna
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Wow — she's full of energy! I wonder why she was bypassed during the early 1980s when Sally Ride was flying. But she may have been deemed "too old" by NASA even then, or had simply moved on and focused on her own private career.    This will be nice to see.

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