Hidden Figures

Update April 2017

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Lego’s Next Fan-Designed Set Celebrates the Women of NASA: see here.

Original February 2017

Find out more about these women who were essential to the US space race in the 1950s and 1960s. At last much more widely being recognised for the important part they played with the recent book, Hidden Figures, the 2017 Oscar nominated film of the same name and ‘appearance’ in other US TV drama such as Timeless (S1 Ep. 8).

NASA data found here: contains links to biographies – great source of material.

Article from The Conversation: Hidden Figures takes us back to a time when computers were people, women and black

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Books
Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly

Summary, Analysis & Review of Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures by Instaread – Instaread

Summary and Analysis of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race – Worth Books

 

Audiobooks
Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race (Unabridged) – Margot Lee Shetterly

Summary, Analysis & Review of Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures by Instaread (Unabridged) – InstaRead Summaries

 

Albums
Hidden Figures: The Album – Various Artists

Hidden Figures (Original Score) – Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams & Benjamin Wallfisch