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

During World War II, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate jet velocities and plot missile trajectories, they recruited an elite group of young women -- known as human computers -- who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical prowess, tra...

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Main Author: Holt, Nathalia, 1980- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Edition:First edition.
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Lewis & Clark Community College

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Call Number: 629.4072 H758
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