Hidden Human Computers

Hidden Human Computers

The Black Women of NASA

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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.-- Source other than the Library of Congress.
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.-- Source other than the Library of Congress.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2017]
ISBN: 9781680783872
1680783874
Branch Call Number: YA 510.9252 EDWAR
Characteristics: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Harris, Duchess
Alternative Title: Black women of NASA

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