Hidden women the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race

by Rissman, Rebecca,

Format: Kindle Book 2017 2018
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Summary
Includes stories about Katherine Johnson, Miriam Mann, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughn, Annie Easley, and Christine Darden.
Contents
Get the girl
The space race
Running numbers
A woman in the wind tunnel
Testing rockets
Annie Easley and the centaur
A year of tragedy and new hope
The moon landing, a dream come true
"Houston, we've had a problem"
After the race
Epilogue
Timeline.

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Subjects United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Officials and employees Biography Juvenile literature
Women mathematicians United States Biography Juvenile literature
African American women Biography Juvenile literature
African American mathematicians Biography Juvenile literature
Space race Juvenile literature
Women mathematicians United States Biography
African American mathematicians Biography
African American women Biography
African Americans Biography
Space race
Biography & Autobiography
Multi-Cultural
Science
Juvenile Nonfiction
Electronic books.
Biographies.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Capstone,2017
Capstone2018
Contributors Smith, Elizabeth S. S., consultant.
Shull, Sarah, consultant.
DeVoy, Danielle, consultant.
OverDrive, Inc.
Audience Age 8-12.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781515799610
9781515799610
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