Mary G. Ross
Fri, 2018-Aug-10 01:10 UTC
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Mary Golda Ross (August 9, 1908 – April 29, 2008) was the first known Native American female engineer. She was one of the 40 founding engineers of the renowned and highly secretive Skunk Works project at Lockheed Corporation. She worked at Lockheed from 1942 until her retirement in 1973, where she was best remembered for her work on aerospace design - including the Agena Rocket program - as well as numerous "design concepts for interplanetary space travel, manned and unmanned earth-orbiting flights, the earliest studies of orbiting satellites for both defense and civilian purposes."
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