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2023-05-04T01:25:26.000Z
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Video Title:
Taking on Challenges with Intention: Making History in the Lockheed U-2 (Lecture)
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Hear from the first Black woman to pilot the U-2 about how she overcame obstacles to make history, May 3 at 8 pm ET. Learn more: https://s.si.edu/40FsAZJ The path towards achieving your goal is not always straightforward. And that was certainly true for U.S. Air Force Col. Merryl Tengesdal (Ret.) as she worked towards the goal of earning her wings and shattering the sky. In 2004, Tengesdal made history as the first Black woman to fly the Lockheed U-2 reconnaissance aircraft – joining a program that very few women or Black pilots had participated in. Tune is as Tengesdal discusses the challenges she overcame and the resilient mindset she developed to set herself up for success and make history flying one of the most iconic aircraft still in operation. Sponsored by GE Aerospace
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1 hr 4 min 12 sec
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Science & Technology  Search this
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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