Rocket Girl

Author: George D. Morgan
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1616147407
Size: 36.38 MB
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LIKE THE FEMALE SCIENTISTS PORTRAYED IN HIDDEN FIGURES, MARY SHERMAN MORGAN WAS ANOTHER UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—NOW HER STORY IS FINALLY TOLD. This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist.

Rocket Girl

Author: George D. Morgan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781616147396
Size: 59.56 MB
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Presents the life of America's first female rocket scientist, describing how her talent for chemistry and her work with German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun proved essential in the success of America's early space program.

Rise Of The Rocket Girls

Author: Nathalia Holt
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316338915
Size: 73.95 MB
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For the first time, Rise of the Rocket Girls tells the stories of these women--known as "human computers"--who broke the boundaries of both gender and science.

Wonder Women

Author: Sam Maggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1594749264
Size: 78.63 MB
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In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors.

Dr Space

Author: Bob Ward
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612514049
Size: 25.13 MB
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Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed portrait of the father of modern rocketry.

Rocket Girl The Play Size 6 X 9

Author: George Morgan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781502487070
Size: 62.47 MB
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Rocket Girl is the heretofore untold story of how a poor farm girl with only a high school diploma not only rose to become America's first female rocket scientist, but provided the crucial technology that launched America into the Age of ...

Hidden Human Computers The Black Women Of Nasa

Author: Sue Bradford Edwards
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1680797409
Size: 21.10 MB
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Hidden Human Computers discusses how in the 1950s, black women made critical contributions to NASA by performing calculations that made it possible for the nation's astronauts to fly into space and return safely to Earth.

The Glass Universe

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069814869X
Size: 65.56 MB
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New from #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomy "A joy to read.” —The Wall Street Journal Named one of the best books of the year ...

Headstrong

Author: Rachel Swaby
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0553446800
Size: 17.16 MB
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Among the questions the obituary—and consequent outcry—prompted were, Who are the role models for today’s female scientists, and where can we find the stories that cast them in their true light?

Hidden Figures

Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780008201296
Size: 17.71 MB
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Segregated from their white counterparts, these 'colored computers' used pencil and paper to write the equations that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.Moving from World War II through NASA's golden age, touching on the civil ...