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Hidden human computers: the black women of NASA

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Publisher:
Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing
Publication Date:
[2017]
Language:
English

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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.--
Edwards and Harris discuss the critical contributions black women made to NASA in the 1950s. They performed by hand the calculations that made it possible for the nation's astronauts to fly into space and return safely to Earth. Their efforts made it possible for young black women of subsequent generations to become the mathematicians and astrophysicists of today.--

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ISBN:
9781680783872
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MG+
Level 7.7, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
1080L

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Last Grouping Update2024-05-19 07:39:55AM
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African American women mathematicians -- Biography
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Space race -- Juvenile literature
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