NASA's 1962 Shockingly Sexist Letter To An Aspiring Female Astronaut

Adam Albright-Hanna

Making the rounds around the ol' Internet is a heartwarming letter NASA sent to a young boy who wanted to be an astronaut (link below). Unfortunateley, it wasn't so long ago the agency sent quite the opposite type of letters to women.

Next bit of Upworthiness:

Flash Video Embed

This video is not supported by your device. Continue browsing to find other stuff you'll love!

Hi there, internet friend. We need to talk. You're using a painfully old web browser, and frankly, it's getting a little weird. It's not safe, and we want the best for you. We think it's time to upgrade.

Download Google Chrome, and try it for a week. Don't think about it, just do it. You'll thank us later.