TITLE

Mars robot `Sojourner' named by black girl to honor abolitionist Sojourner Truth

PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Jet;07/28/97, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates how the Mars robot `Sojourner' was named in honor of Black abolitionist and women's rights champion Sojourner Truth. How Valerie Ambroise's essay about Truth was chosen by executives of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mars Program and The Planetary Society; Background information on the woman and the robot. INSET: Valerie Ambroise's sojourner essay..
ACCESSION #
9707315882

 

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