Katherine Johnson NASA Mathematician Dies at 101

Katherine Johnson NASA Mathematician Dies at 101

On Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson passed away at the age of 101. It is assumed that she passed away due to natural causes. Johnson, who is also known as Katherine Goble, was a pioneer in her field and for African-Americans, and for women altogether. She was born on Aug. 26, 1918, […]

‘Mad’ Mike Hughes Dies in Rocket Crash

‘Mad’ Mike Hughes Dies in Rocket Crash

On Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, “Mad” Mike Hughes passed away. He was testing out his home-made rocket. The Science Channel was there filming as Hughes was scheduled to be in their series “Homemade Astronauts.” Hughes was born in 1956 and was 64 years of age when he died. He was on private property in Barstow, […]