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The Resource Rocket girl : the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist, George D. Morgan

Rocket girl : the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist, George D. Morgan

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Rocket girl : the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist
Title
Rocket girl
Title remainder
the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist
Statement of responsibility
George D. Morgan
Title variation
Rocket girl
Title variation remainder
the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, Americas first female rocket scientist
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Blending a fascinating personal history with dramatic historical events, this book brings long-overdue attention to a brilliant woman whose work proved essential for America's early space program. This is the extraordinary true story of America's first female rocket scientist. Told by her son, it describes Mary Sherman Morgan's crucial contribution to launching America's first satellite and the author's labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother's lost legacy--one buried deep under a lifetime of secrets political, technological, and personal."--
Summary
Presents the life of America's first female rocket scientist, describing how her talent for chemistry and her work with German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun proved essential in the success of America's early space program
Writing style
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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10187070
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 509.2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL781.85.M67
LC item number
M67 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist
Label
Rocket girl : the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist, George D. Morgan
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
gcl00008440
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781616147396
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013010090
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022617131
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)818738033
Label
Rocket girl : the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist, George D. Morgan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
gcl00008440
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781616147396
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013010090
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022617131
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)818738033

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