Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
|Availability:||Available at 16 Libraries 17 of 19 copies|
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. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
-- Officials and employees
Women mathematicians -- United States -- Biography.
African American mathematicians -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
Sex discrimination against women -- United States.
Race discrimination -- United States.
|Publisher|| Minneapolis, Minnesota :2017
112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.