Margaret and the Moon

Margaret and the Moon

How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing

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Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl. She knew how many miles it was to the moon (and how many back). She loved studying algebra and geometry and calculus and using math to solve problems in the outside world.

Soon math led her to MIT and then to helping NASA put a man on the moon! She handwrote code that would allow the spacecraft's computer to solve any problems it might encounter. Apollo 8. Apollo 9. Apollo 10. Apollo 11. Without her code, none of those missions could have been completed.

Dean Robbins and Lucy Knisley deliver a lovely portrayal of a pioneer in her field who never stopped reaching for the stars.
Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ♭2017
ISBN: 9780399551857
0399551859
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations
Additional Contributors: Knisley, Lucy

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Jul 21, 2018

My 5.5yo son and I LOVED this story. A great intro to how computers used to be!

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