NASA Renames Building After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W Jackson

NASA Renames Building After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W Jackson

NASA announced they will be renaming their headquarters in Washington, D.C. after Mary W. Jackson on June 24, 2020. Jackson is the first black female engineer at NASA. The trailblazer started her career in the segregated West Area Computing Unit of NASA’s Langley Research Center (located in Virginia.) Paving the Way for a Brighter Future […]

Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician and Hidden Figures Inspiration, Has Died at 101

Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician and Hidden Figures Inspiration, Has Died at 101

Katherine Johnson, one of the women who worked as a mathematician for NASA and inspired the movie “Hidden Figures,” has died at the age of 101. The news of her death was announced directly by NASA via social media. In a tweet shared to their  account, Jim Bridenstine, a NASA administrator, stated that Johnson “was […]