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

In 1938, a young German rocket enthusiast named Wernher von Braun had dreams of building a rocket that could fly him to the moon. On the opposite side of the world, a young farm girl named Mary Sherman was attending high school in Ray, North Dakota. In an age when girls rarely dreamed of a career... Full description

Main Author: Morgan, George D.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2013
Contents: Foreword /Ashley Stroupe --This Is a Story --Prairie Girl --The Raketenflugplatz --The ABC's of Milking Cows --I Have No Idea What You're Talking About --"Mother Does Not Abide Photography" --The Great Escape --A Little of This, a Little of That --An Odd Number --Hidden Fortress --A New Kind of War --Whitewashed in White Sands --Alias Chief Designer --Red --Politics, Philosophy, Television, and Cush' Sobash'ya --Your Very Best Man --Welcome to the Monkey Cage --The Mysterious Unknown Propellant Project --Smoke and Fire --Don't Drink the Rocket Fuel --Pusk! --The Dutchman Cometh --310 at 1.75 and 0.8615 for 155 --The Law of Unintended Consequences --Satellite without a Name --Wings of the Condor.
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Neenah Adult Nonfiction 509.2 M823m Due: 10/03/2016

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