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Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars / by Nathalia Holt.

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library LP 629.47092 HOL (Text) 30477100965908 Adult: Large Print Nonfiction Available -
Linton PL - Linton F HOL L.P. (Text) 30149000792209 Large Print Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield L.P. 629.47 Holt (Text) 31208912036425 large print Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP 629.47092 HOL (Text) 78731000498987 Adult Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410491374 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1410491374 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 505 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (457-501).
Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- January 1958 : launch day -- 1940s -- Up, up, and away -- Headed west -- 1950s -- Rockets rising -- Miss guided missile -- Holding back -- Ninety days and ninety minutes -- Moonglow -- 1960s -- Analog overlords -- Planetary pull -- The last queen of outer space -- 1970s : today -- Men are from mars -- Look like a girl -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: Traces the pivotal achievements of the elite female science recruits at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where in the mid-20th century they transformed rocket design and enabled the creations of the first American satellites.
Subject: Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.) > Officials and employees > Biography.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography.
Women scientists > United States > Biography.
Women computer engineers > United States > Biography.
Employees.
Genre: Large type books.

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