Sharon Caples McDougle

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Sharon Caples McDougle

Sharon McDougle is a retired Spacesuit Technician and Air Force Veteran that began her aerospace career as an Aerospace Physiology Specialist at Beale Air Force Base supporting SR-71 and U2 pilots. She began her work with NASA as a Boeing Suit Technician responsible for processing launch and re-entry suits worn by Space Shuttle astronauts. She went on to be the first female and first African American Crew Chief over Shuttle Crew Escape Equipment and led the first and only all-female suit tech crew. McDougle was Manager of the Crew Escape Equipment Department her last 8 years, overseeing the team that managed aspects from suiting up to landing recovery. She's now a self-published author.

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Topic 1: Hidden No More
Topic 2: You Can Do Anything!

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La Porte, Harris County, Texas, 77571, United States