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Hidden Figures Katherine Johnson One of NASA’s Hidden Figures Passes at 101


Kathleen Johson

Katherine Johnson was one of the female mathematicians that calculated the first human spaceflight for NASA.  She was portrayed in the movie ‘Hidden Figures’ by Taraji P Henson,  passed away this morning at the age of 101.  NASA administration Jim Bridenstine said, “She was an American hero and her pioneering legacy will never be forgotten.”  Did you know about her accomplishments before Hidden Figures? 

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