Pearl Young at Langley’s Flight Instrumentation Facility, March 1929

By | 2 marzo 2017

In this March 29, 1929 photograph, Pearl I. Young is working in the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory’s Flight Instrumentation Facility (Building 1202). Young was the first woman hired as a technical employee, a physicist at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and the second female physicist working for the federal government. via NASA