I recently stumbled on the article “This Black NASA Mathematician Was the Reason Many Astronauts Came Home — Their Life Depended on Her Calculations” featuring Katherine Johnson, one of the first African-Americans to work at NASA. The article features an interview with her; I recommend the whole thing highly.

# Katherine Johnson: NASA Pioneer and “Computer”

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*Posted by John Quintanilla on September 3, 2016*

https://meangreenmath.com/2016/09/03/katherine-johnson-nasa-pioneer-and-computer/

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