|Birthplace:||Las Vegas / New Mexico|
Belonged to the first female group, which was not accepted from the NASA; she is the lead pilot for the Interorbital Systems X-Prize entry to fly in space. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education at Oklahoma State University, along with additional aviation instrumentation and instruction ratings. She earned the rating of flight instructor in the United States, from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). At Fort Sill, Oklahoma, she became the first non-military flight instructor. She was the first woman to finish the FAA General Aviation Operations Inspector Academy. She finished it in 1971. She became an Air Safety Investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, in 1974.
Last update on April 30, 2018.