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

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  • 12 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1680783874
  • ISBN: 9781680783872
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-109) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
NASA's Secret -- Human Computers -- Educating Black America -- Flight and fight -- Segregated Science -- Challenging the Space Race -- Race, Place, and Outer Space -- Science in Space -- Hidden No More -- Timeline -- Essential Facts -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
1080 Lexile.
1080L Lexile
Subject: Aerospace engineers.
African American astronauts.
Women astronauts.

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