Cover Image

Rise of the rocket girls [LP] : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars (Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction)

by Holt, Nathalia, 1980-

Large Print

Saved in:

Availability Loading...

Summary

In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they recruited an elite group of young women -- known as human computers -- who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical prowess, transformed ro... Full description

Tags:

Add Tag

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!

Reviews by Goodreads

Goodreads is the largest social network for readers. Members provide ratings and reviews of books to express their personal opinions and to help others determine if they would enjoy a book. Goodreads respects the right of individuals to express themselves, but does not tolerate abusive behavior.


×