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Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA

Edwards, Sue Bradford, author.

Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2017]

112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.

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.

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ISBN:

9781680783872 (lib. bdg.)

ISBN:

1680783874 (lib. bdg.)

LC Call No:

QA27.5 .E39 2017

Dewey Class No:

510.92/520973 23

Author:

Edwards, Sue Bradford, author.

Title:

Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA / by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris, JD, PhD.

VaryingTitle:

Black women of NASA

Physical:

112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.

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text txt rdacontent

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Series:

Hidden heroes

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (page 104-109) and index.

Summary:

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.

Subject:

Women aerospace engineers--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Women mathematicians--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Women in astronautics--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

African American mathematicians--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

African American astronauts--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

African Americans in astronautics--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Race discrimination--United States--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Discrimination in employment--United States--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Sex discrimination against women--United States--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Women aerospace engineers.

Subject:

Women mathematicians.

Subject:

Women in astronautics.

Subject:

African American mathematicians.

Subject:

African American astronauts.

Subject:

African Americans in astronautics.

Subject:

Race discrimination.

Subject:

Discrimination in employment.

Subject:

Sex discrimination against women.

AE:PersName:

Harris, Duchess, author.

SAE:UnifrmTitle:

Hidden heroes.

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