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

Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris and Duchess Harris, JDm 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 and Duchess Harris, JDm 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
Writing style
Assigning source
  • Source other than the Library of Congress
  • Source other than the Library of Congress
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10566424
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edwards, Sue Bradford
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 12-17
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.E39 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harris, Duchess
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Hidden heroes
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langley Research Center
  • United States
  • Langley Research Center
  • United States
  • United States
  • Langley Research Center
  • 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
  • Aerospace engineers
  • African American astronauts
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • Space race
  • Women astronauts
  • Women mathematicians
  • United States
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the black women of NASA
Label
Hidden human computers : the black women of NASA, by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris and Duchess Harris, JDm 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
  • Hidden no more
  • Timeline
  • Essential facts
  • 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
Control code
ocn958783188
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 and Duchess Harris, JDm 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
  • Hidden no more
  • Timeline
  • Essential facts
  • 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
Control code
ocn958783188
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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