Book Discussion on Rocket Girl

George Morgan talked about his book, Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist, in which… read more

George Morgan talked about his book, Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist, in which he tells the story of his mother, Mary Sherman Morgan, the first female rocket scientist in the U.S. and inventor of hydyne, the propellant that boosted America’s first satellite into orbit. The program Mary Morgan worked on was highly secret, so her family had very little idea of her accomplishments until after her death. He spoke with Ashley Stroupe of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. close

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Book Discussion on Rocket Girl

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Program ID:
314964-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Pasadena, California, United States
First Aired:
Sep 14, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 15, 2013

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  • Sep 14, 2013 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2013 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 28, 2013 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 2013 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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