Hidden human computers [electronic resource] : the black women of NASA / by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris, JD, PHD.

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 p...

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Uniform Title:Hidden heroes.
Main Authors: Edwards, Sue Bradford (Author)
Harris, Duchess (Author, Consultant)
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2017]
Series:Hidden heroes.
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Variant Title:
Black women of NASA
Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA
Format: Electronic eBook
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.