When you think of the earliest rocket scientists you may imagine MEN with crew cuts and pocket protectors plotting satellite trajectories in smoke-filled rooms.
Yet some of the earliest number-crunchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena were highly skilled women who served as "human computers."
A new book tells their story. Nathalia Holt is the author of Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars. She joined Take Two with more
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