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The Resource Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris ; content consultant, Duchess Harris

Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris ; content consultant, Duchess Harris

Label
Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA
Title
Hidden human computers
Title remainder
the black women of NASA
Statement of responsibility
by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris ; content consultant, Duchess Harris
Title variation
Black women of NASA
Creator
Contributor
Author
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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 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
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edwards, Sue Bradford,
Dewey number
629.45
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 12-17
  • 1080L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.E39 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harris, Duchess,
Series statement
Hidden heroes
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langley Research Center
  • United States
  • United States
  • Aerospace engineers
  • African American astronauts
  • Women astronauts
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • Space race
  • African American women mathematicians
  • Women engineers
  • African American women
  • Women astronauts
  • African American astronauts
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Women
  • African Americans
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris ; content consultant, Duchess Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-109) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781680783872
Lccn
2016910293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
System control number
  • ocn958783188
  • (OCoLC)958783188
Label
Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris ; content consultant, Duchess Harris
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-109) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781680783872
Lccn
2016910293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
System control number
  • ocn958783188
  • (OCoLC)958783188

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