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Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13( 2 customer ratings | )
Author: Becker, Helaine
Illustrator: Phumiruk, Dow
ISBN:978-1-250-13752-4
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Henry Holt & Company Books For Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

The bold story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the film Hidden Figures. You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home? As a child, Katherine Johnson loved to count. She counted the steps on the road, the number of dishes and spoons she washed in the...
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