NASA renames street for 'hidden' black women mathematicians

Washington (AFP) June 13, 2019 NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden Figures". Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson provided pivotal contributions to space flight research from the 1940s through to the 1960s, when the United States first sent men t

NASA renames street for 'hidden' black women mathematicians

NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Phys.org

NASA renames street for 'hidden' black women mathematicians, Sun 16 Jun 19 from SpaceDaily

Hidden Figures: Nasa renames street after black female mathematicians

Hidden Figures Way is named after the African-American women featured in the Oscar-nominated film.

Thu 13 Jun 19 from BBC News

NASA honors 'Hidden Figures' with street renaming - CNET

The renaming pays tribute to NASA mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson.

Thu 13 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

NASA Unveils 'Hidden Figures Way' at Headquarters to Honor Female Space Icons

The street outside NASA headquarters in Washington was renamed "Hidden Figures Way" today (June 12) in honor of the women who worked as "human computers" at the agency in the 1960s.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from SPACE.com

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