Yes. Jerri Cobb & Jerri Truhill Sloan, primarily—mixed in with some of the women from my family and my imagination. 

I went into inspirations in detail here

I also highly recommend The Mercury 13: The True Story of Thirteen Women and the Dream of Space Flight and, to a lesser degree, Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race.

6helen cobb, Captain Marvel,