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In 1969, Judith Love Cohen, a tenacious aerospace engineer who worked on the Apollo 13 rescue mission, went to work. She was in labour with her fourth child at the time.
"She actually went to her office on the day that Jack was born," one of Cohen's sons, Neil Siegel, recalled.
"When it was time to go to the hospital, she took with her a computer printout of the problem she was working on," he continued.
"Later that day, she called her boss and told him that she had solved the problem. And... oh, yes, the baby was born, too."
The baby she gave birth to was Jack Black.
Yes, Jack Black.
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When Judith Love Cohen first started her career in aerospace engineering, less than one per cent of all engineers were women.
"I had already figured out," she said, "that I was going to do things that no [other girls] ever did."