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Katherine Johnson / by Thea Feldman ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen.

By: Feldman, Thea [author.].
Contributor(s): Petersen, Alyssa [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Simon Spotlight, 2017Copyright date: 2017Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781534403413; 1534403418; 9781534403406; 153440340X.Subject(s): Johnson, Katherine G. -- Juvenile literature | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Juvenile literature | Physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 530.092 | B Summary: 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.
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Book Book Cavalry Hill Branch
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Juvenile biographies JB JOH FEL (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562016550982
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Juvenile non-fiction
Juvenile non-fiction J 530.092 FEL (Browse shelf) Available 31562017102452
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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.

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