Rise of the Rocket Girls
The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to the Moon to MarsLarge Print - 2016
From Library Staff
CRRLAdults Dec 12, 2016
A history of the women human computers of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory from the 1940s to the 1960s.
In the 1940's, the Jet Propulsion Lab was started by male rocket engineers. All of the necessary mathematical calculations for rocket launches were done by "human computers"--women with advanced degrees in math and sciences. Share their inspiring stories.