Posts Tagged: NASA pioneers

Out Of This World: SpaceX Sends First Black Man Into History

SpaceX has successfully launched another crew into space for NASA. The mission includes four astronauts on a six-month journey to the International Space Station.  Victor Glover is one of those astronauts on board, making him the first Black crew member on the International Space Station for extended stay duty.  The navy commander and test pilot… Read more »

Happy Birthday ‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson

NASA legend Katherine Johnson was honored with a statue and a scholarship fund was created to celebrate her milestone by her alma mater West Virginia State University yesterday. The trailblazer and the inspiration behind the blockbuster movie ‘Hidden Figure” physicist and mathematician is celebrating her 100th birthday today.   Johnson was known as the “Human Computer”… Read more »