Katherine Johnson—the mathematician known for calculating the equations that sent the first astronauts to the moon and breaking barriers in the civil rights era, as seen in 'Hidden Figures'—died the morning of Monday, February 24, 2020 NASA has announced.
When Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the surface of the Moon in July of 1969, software was a relatively new development. In fact, the Moon mission was one of the first times this kind of engineering was used in such a fundamental way. History was being wri
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The mathematician laid the groundwork for technology we all use today.
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Before she helped send the first astronauts to the moon, Katherine Johnson was an anonymous “female computer” doing thankless but vital work at NASA.