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The Resource Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris, JD, PHD

Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris, JD, PHD

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, JD, PHD
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
Assigning source
  • Source other than the Library of Congress
  • Source other than the Library of Congress
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edwards, Sue Bradford
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 12-17
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.E39 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harris, Duchess
Series statement
Hidden heroes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langley Research Center
  • United States
  • Langley Research Center
  • United States
  • Aerospace engineers
  • African American astronauts
  • Women astronauts
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • Space race
  • Aerospace engineers
  • African American astronauts
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • Space race
  • Women astronauts
  • Women mathematicians
  • United States
  • African American astronauts
  • Women astronauts
  • Aerospace engineers
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris, JD, PHD
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
958783188
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
(OCoLC)958783188
Label
Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris, JD, PHD
Publication
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
Control code
958783188
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
(OCoLC)958783188

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