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Katherine Johnson

Thea Feldman (Author), Alyssa Petersen (Illustrator)
Meet Katherine Johnson, a brilliant mathematician who worked at NASA in the early 1950s until retiring in 1986. Katherine's unparalleled calculations (done by hand) helped plan the trajectories for NASA's Mercury and Apollo missions (including the Apollo 11 moon landing). She is said to be one of the greatest American minds of all time
Print Book, English, 2017
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Simon Spotlight, New York, 2017
Age 6-8.
47 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
9781534403413, 9781534403406, 9781518252846, 1534403418, 153440340X, 1518252842
A family to count on
Math, Katherine's number one love
A "computer" in a skirt
Katherine takes off!
An infinite contribution
At head of title: You should meet