The 2016 hit movie Hidden Figures was based on the true story of three brilliant African-American women who had to fight the racial and gender discrimination of the 1950's and 60's to become âhuman computers' during the early days of NASA's human spaceflight program. The space agency has honored one of those âhidden figures', Katherine Johnson, by renaming a NASA facility in her home state of West Virginia in her honor.
Science in a Minute 022719 NASA Honors Kathrine Johnson 1311856
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