The Woman in the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Helped Fly the First Astronauts to the Moon

Richard Maurer

The Woman in the Moon is an awe-inspiring book that tells the story of Margaret Hamilton, a software engineer who played a crucial role in the first moon landing in 1969. Written by Richard Maurer, the book is a captivating tale of how Hamilton’s pioneering work in programming made it possible for NASA to fly the Apollo missions to the moon. Hamilton’s code not only made the lunar landing possible, but it also allowed the spacecraft to orbit and safely return back to Earth. Her contribution to space exploration has been a vital part of NASA’s history. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to learn about the remarkable woman who helped make the Apollo missions a success.