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Rise of the Rocket Girls : : the Women who Propelled us, From Missiles to the Moon to Mars

Holt, Nathalia, 1980- Book - 2016 629.407 Ho, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Technology & Engineering / Holt, Nathalia 5 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.3 out of 5

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Call Number: 629.407 Ho, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Technology & Engineering / Holt, Nathalia
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Malletts Creek Branch, Pittsfield Branch, Traverwood Branch, Westgate Branch

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awesome! submitted by smgop on August 14, 2017, 5:36pm This book and Hidden Figures are wonderful in spotlighting the women who did the math that brought us into the space race!

JPL History (through the lives of women) submitted by cannonsr on July 21, 2018, 9:40am Rocket Girls gives the history of the JPL group, through the stories of women who worked there. By the end I felt like I could guess several of the questions on Holt's interview protocol. But it's great read for a family of feminists and space geeks.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Year Published: 2016
Description: xiii, 338 pages,16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780316338929
0316338923

SUBJECTS
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.) -- History.
Women mathematicians -- Biography.
Women mathematicians -- History.
Rocketry -- History.
Astronautics -- History.