Rise of the Rocket Girls

Before there were digital computers, there were “human computers,” women who used pencils and paper to do the math that helped carry the U.S. into space. Nathalia Holt tells their story in a new book.

A new book relays the history of the women who’ve been with NASA since the Space Race. Hopefully this includes several women profiled on RP before, like Annie Jean Easley, Mary Sherman Morgan, and the inimitable Margaret Hamilton!