Jul 24, 2022

Rocket Fuel in Her Blood: The Story of JoAnn Morgan

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JoAnn Morgan was the only woman in the launch firing room during the launch of Apollo 11.

Credits: NASA

In spite of working for all of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, and being promoted to a senior engineer, Morgan was still not permitted in the firing room at liftoff — until Apollo 11, when “Karl Sendler went to bat for me.”

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