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Wally Funk overcame decades of sexism to become oldest astronaut



ABC News’ Linsey Davis examines 82-year-old Wally Funk’s historic journey to space, a dream fulfilled after 60 years.

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25 comments

  1. "Wally Funk overcame decades of sexism to become oldest astronaut" == How about we celebrate her joy without running up the resentment-porn flag? The 'Mercury-13' myth is a modern fairy tale, but here’s why the Lovelace-13 =WERE= critically important to opening spaceflight for women:

    https://www.thespacereview.com/article/4215/1

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  3. Novody deserved to be in spave more than Wally and her Mercury 13 mates.

  4. We have become people without ethics, morals and values but at least we have our symbols, PR events and Snapchat moments. When the plate gets passed on Sunday I won't be giving from the abundance that I've stolen, lied and cheated for just so I can brag and take a deduction.

  5. Wally's story shouldn't be a issue. Leave her alone and let her fulfill her dream . NOW , I cant say much about Jeff the bozzo Bezos.

  6. Check that Early Life Section. Yep.
    Every. Single. Time.

  7. If you believe her lies, you're insane.

  8. Logging "20,000 miles" such an ERROR. 20,000 hours! What a joke.

  9. But why did she have to fight sexism…. on a spaceship that is shaped like giant 🦴-er?

  10. Blame sexism because you didn't make the cut

  11. Looks like America gets a little greater under Biden not Trump

  12. Whose laughing now? Her new challenge now is…….. FLAT EARTHERS!!

  13. This woman is phenomenal!!!

  14. You send literally anyone on the planet into space
    And they chose a white woman
    America lol, nothing ever changes does it?

  15. Decades of sexism! 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  16. What kind of negative people would give this story a thumbs down?! This woman is amazing!

  17. She made the sandwiches during these so called training events.

  18. There's no such thing as sexism you people are wicked pushing this agenda on innocent minds

  19. I'm here to remind you about the January 6th insurrection. Have a blessed day.

  20. there was plenty of female astronauts you are running out of griefs…

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