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NASA Names Washington D.C. Headquarters After Trailblazing Engineer Mary W. Jackson

The Virginia native was NASA's first Black female engineer.

Katherine Johnson, Famed NASA Mathematician, Dies At 101

"Today, we celebrate her 101 years of life and honor her legacy of excellence that broke down racial and social barriers."

Trailblazers Portrayed In ‘Hidden Figures’ To Receive Congressional Gold Medals

The pioneers are being recognized for their contributions. 

Single Mom Lands NASA Internship, Neighbors Raise Money To Cover Costs

"I am forever grateful to everyone on that donor list."

NASA To Launch First All-Women Spacewalk In March

On March 29, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will conduct its first all-women spacewalk just before Women’s History Month comes to a close. The…

NASA Renames Facility After 100-Year-Old Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson, the 100-year-old math genius portrayed by Taraji P. Henson in Hidden Figures, has a second NASA facility named in her honor. Last Friday (Feb. 22)…

NASA Opens $23 Million Research Facility Named After Trailblazing Mathematician Katherine Johnson

NASA’s new research facility named after Katherine Johnson, the 99-year-old mathematician whose story came to life in Hidden Figures, is officially open. Johnson…

Thanks To ‘Hidden Figures,’ Lego Will Honor The Women Of NASA

Because of Hidden Figures, the group of African-American women who contributed to NASA’s space program in the 1960s are hidden no more. To continue to honor the Women of…

First Latina In Space Is On Her Way To The Astronaut Hall Of Fame

Ellen Ochoa made history as the first-ever Latina in space in 1993, and now she’s en route to the Astronaut Hall of Fame this May. The Chicana joined NASA as a research…