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    • Hidden Figures

    • The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,857
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,884

    Before John Glenn orbited the Earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets and astronauts into space. Among these problem solvers were a group of exceptionally talented African American women, some of the brightest minds of their generation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story of a History Obscured

    • By Cynthia on 09-18-16
    • The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 09-06-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 6,450 ratings

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
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    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    Before John Glenn orbited the Earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets and astronauts into space. This audiobook brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • horrible writing, good movie

    • By anna on 12-04-17

    Regular price: $17.10

    • Talentos ocultos [Hidden Figures]

    • La genialidad no tiene color. La fuerza no tiene género. El valor no tiene límite. [Genius Has No Color. Force Has No Gender. Value Has No Limit.]
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Hayley Cresswell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    La fenomenal historia de mujeres matemáticas afroamericanas de la NASA en la vanguardia del movimiento feminista y de derechos civiles, cuyos cálculos impulsaron uno de los mayores logros espaciales de Estados Unidos.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • La genialidad no tiene ni color ni sexo

    • By Mario on 04-01-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

    • The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA's African American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America's space program. Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as 'human computers', calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements. Among these were a coterie of bright, talented African American women.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Women and science

    • By Anonymous User on 06-20-17

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Hidden Figures - Unerkannte Heldinnen

    • Afroamerikanische Mathematikerinnen in der NASA
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Julia Nachtmann
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Das Hörbuch zum Kinofilm1943 stellt das Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory der NACA,die später zur NASA wird, erstmalig afroamerikanische Frauen ein. "Menschliche Rechner" - unter ihnen Dorothy Vaughan, die 1953 Vorgesetzte der brillanten afroamerikanischen Mathematikerin Katherine Johnson wird. Trotz Diskriminierung und Vorurteilen, treiben sie die Forschungen der NASA voran und Katherine Johnsons Berechnungen werden maßgeblich für den Erfolg der Apollo-Missionen. Dies ist ihre Geschichte.

    Regular price: $22.34

    • Hidden Figures - Unerkannte Heldinnen

    • Afroamerikanische Mathematikerinnen in der NASA
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Sandra Schwittau
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    1943 stellt das Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory der NACA,die später zur NASA wird, erstmalig afroamerikanische Frauen ein. "Menschliche Rechner" - unter ihnen Dorothy Vaughan, die 1953 Vorgesetzte der brillanten afroamerikanischen Mathematikerin Katherine Johnson wird. Trotz Diskriminierung und Vorurteilen, treiben sie die Forschungen der NASA voran und Katherine Johnsons Berechnungen werden maßgeblich für den Erfolg der Apollo-Missionen.

    Regular price: $7.35