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How a woman got the USA into space

Postby BillW on Sun 07 Jul 2019 07:32

An interesting article on the woman who helped develop the fuel that allowed a USA rocket to reach space for the first time.
https://hackaday.com/2019/07/02/mary-sh ... ixologist/
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Re: How a woman got the USA into space

Postby Cralis on Sun 07 Jul 2019 12:34

Reminds me of the book/movie "HIdden Numbers"... a group of mathematically gifted women who were able to calculate the trajectories and build the math for orbital navigation for NASA. Really, really interesting reading.
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Re: How a woman got the USA into space

Postby BillW on Sun 07 Jul 2019 12:57

Cralis wrote:Reminds me of the book/movie "HIdden Numbers"... a group of mathematically gifted women who were able to calculate the trajectories and build the math for orbital navigation for NASA. Really, really interesting reading.


Ah, yes there were a number of "hidden" women who contributed greatly to the advancement of science. Here are just a few: https://allthatsinteresting.com/unknown ... scientists
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