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Happy Birthday ‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson

Physicist and mathematician Katherine Johnson is celebrating her 99th today. She is the inspiration behind the blockbuster movie ‘Hidden Figures’. ┬áMrs. Johnson calculated the trajectories, launch windows, and emergency back-up return paths for space flights at NASA. She conducted technical work at NASA for decades, including the missions of John Glen and Alan Shepard and… Read more »