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Hidden Human Computers : the Black Women of NASA.

Author: Sue Bradford Edwards
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, 2016.
Series: Hidden heroes.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hidden Human Computers 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. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Edwards, Sue Bradford.
Hidden Human Computers : The Black Women of NASA.
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Bradford Edwards
ISBN: 9781624023118 1624023118
OCLC Number: 1023534302
Description: 1 online resource (115 pages).
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Hidden heroes.

Abstract:

Hidden Human Computers 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. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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