Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist

George D. Morgan

Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist by George D. Morgan is an extraordinary story of a woman who went against all odds to establish herself not only as a pioneer of rocket science but also as a woman. Mary Sherman Morgan’s story is vividly captured by her son in this book, bringing to the fore her brilliant mind, deep passion for science, and perseverance. The book takes readers through her journey from humble beginnings to her pivotal role in developing rocket fuels that helped launch the first US satellite, Explorer 1, into space. With its honest, inspiring, and thought-provoking narrative, this book is a must-read for anyone looking to learn more about the history of rocket science and the contribution of women to this field.