Katherine Johnson

by Feldman, Thea,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Juvenile Rising Voices J RV3 FEL
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
Collection  Juvenile Rising Voices
Call Number  J RV3 FEL
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.
A family to count on
Math, Katherine's number one love
A "computer" in a skirt
Katherine takes off!
An infinite contribution.

Additional Information
Series You should meet.
Subjects Johnson, Katherine G. -- Juvenile literature.
Johnson, Katherine G.
United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Juvenile literature.
United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Physicists -- Biography.
Mathematicians -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Publisher New York, NY :Scholastic Inc.,2017
Other Titles You should meet Katherine Johnson
Contributors Petersen, Alyssa, illustrator.
Language English
Notes At head of title: You should meet.
"Rising voices library"--Cover.
Description 47 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781338547412
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