Freedom's Promise: Hidden Heroes: The Human Computers of NASA, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Rebecca Rowell
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532170564
  • ISBN-13: 9781532170560
  • DDC: 629.45
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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In the 1950s, NASA relied on human computers. These skilled women did calculations by hand. While astronauts and their accomplishments were well known, human computers often worked behind the scenes. This book explores the legacy of NASA’s human computers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: Nasa’s Secret Weapon.
2: The Path to Nasa.
3: Working at Nasa.
4: Trailblazers.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.