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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars - Holt, Nathalia
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The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they didn't turn to male graduates. Rather, they recruited an elite group of young women who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical prowess, transformed rocket design, helped bring about the first American satellites, and made the exploration of the solar system possible. For the first time, ...

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars 2017, Back Bay Books

ISBN-13: 9780316338905

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars 2017, Large Print Press

ISBN-13: 9781432837747

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars 2017, Hachette Book Group

ISBN-13: 9781549114441

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars 2016, Little Brown and Company

ISBN-13: 9780316338929

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars 2016, Thorndike Press

ISBN-13: 9781410491374

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