Posted by: bluesyemre | February 25, 2020

#KatherineJohnson dies at 101; #Mathematician broke barriers at #NASA

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She was one of a group of black women mathematicians at NASA and its predecessor who were celebrated in the 2016 movie “Hidden Figures.”

Pioneering NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson has died at the age of 101. Johnson was part of a group of African-American women who worked on critical mathematical calculations in the early days of human spaceflight, as chronicled in the best-selling book and hit movie “Hidden Figures.” “She was an American hero and her pioneering legacy will never be forgotten,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.

https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Katherine_Johnson

https://www.webtekno.com/nasa-matematikci-katherine-johnson-101-yas-vefat-etti-h86494.html

https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2016/08/katherine-johnson-the-nasa-mathematician-who-advanced-human-rights


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