The academy's science and technology council presents hidden figures in collaboration with NASA

Beverly J. Wood, Tracy D. Drain, Amy Mainzer, Powtawche Valerino, Allison Schroeder, Mandy Walker, Chris LeDoux, Craig Barron, Diane Piepol

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Abstract

America's Mercury Space Program mastered orbital flight after a series of daunting challenges, including test rockets that exploded on launch pads. Astronauts riding on Redstone and Atlas rockets were risking their lives before all the unknowns could be answered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Panels, SIGGRAPH 2017
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
ISBN (Electronic)9781450350105
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 30 2017
Externally publishedYes
EventACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Panels - International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, SIGGRAPH 2017 - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: Jul 30 2017Aug 3 2017

Publication series

NameACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Panels, SIGGRAPH 2017

Conference

ConferenceACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Panels - International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, SIGGRAPH 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLos Angeles
Period7/30/178/3/17

Keywords

  • Animation
  • Jet propulsion lab
  • JPL
  • NASA
  • National aeronautics and space administration
  • Space
  • Space exploration
  • Space navigation
  • STEM
  • Visual effects
  • Workplace diversity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Software

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