Rocket Girl

Author: George D. Morgan
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1616147407
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AN UNSUNG HEROINE OF THE SPACE AGE—HER STORY FINALLY TOLD. This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist.

Rocket Girl

Author: George D. Morgan
ISBN: 9781616147396
Size: 37.30 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: 70.16 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: 71.94 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.

We Could Not Fail

Author: Richard Paul
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292772491
Size: 27.67 MB
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Adding new names to the roster of civil rights heroes and a new chapter to the story of space exploration, We Could Not Fail demonstrates how African Americans broke the color barrier by competing successfully at the highest level of ...

Rocket Girl The Play Size 6 X 9

Author: George Morgan
ISBN: 9781502487070
Size: 52.62 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 ...

Dr Space

Author: Bob Ward
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612514049
Size: 77.48 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.

The Girls Of Atomic City

Author: Denise Kiernan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451617542
Size: 39.62 MB
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Denise Kiernan captures the spirit of the times through these women: their pluck, their desire to contribute, and their enduring courage.

The Glass Universe

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069814869X
Size: 43.84 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 ...

Hidden Human Computers The Black Women Of Nasa

Author: Sue Bradford Edwards
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1680797409
Size: 23.67 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.