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Rise of the Rocket Girls

The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

Rise of the Rocket Girls( )
Author: Holt, Nathalia
ISBN:978-1-4104-9137-4
Publication Date:Jul 2016
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $31.99
Book Description:

A New York Times BestsellerAn Amazon Best Book of April 2016The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space.In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they recruited an elite group of young women who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical prowess, transformed rocket design and made exploration of the solar system possible.

Book Details
Pages:522
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Transportation / Aviation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.4 x 0.9 Inches



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