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23 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Profiles four women who have been integral to NASA's space program, helping to develop the Hubble Space Telescope, create computer code to send spacecraft to the moon, and work onboard the space shuttle.
True story of six women who programmed the ENIAC computer as part of a secret WWII mission. They learned to program the computer without any software, instructions or tools (none existed.). -- The story of Jean Jennings, Kay McNulty, Frances Bilas, Ruth Lichterman, Betty Snyder, and Marlyn Wescoff, who were chosen to work on the ENIAC computer.
3) Proving ground: the untold story of the six women who programmed the world's first modern computer
Grand Central Publishing
xix, 296 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
"After the end of World War II, top-secret research continued across the United States as engineers and programmers rushed to complete their confidential assignments. Among them were six pioneering women, tasked with figuring out how to program the world's first general-purpose, programmable, all-electronic computer - a machine built to calculate a single ballistic trajectory in twenty seconds rather than forty hours by human hand - even though there...
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