Katharine Wright: The Forgotten Sister to the Wright Brothers

1902 Wright Brothers’ Glider Tests. Courtesy of NASA.

This year marks 117 years since the Wright Brothers’ famous flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903. The brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were able to get their flying machine off the ground and into the air for 59 seconds, starting a revolution in travel.

But when talking about the Wright brothers’ contribution to the world, there is a third…