How Black Women Did The Math That Put Men On The Moon

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katherine_johnson_john_glenn_custom-796cde03ea5318737cec524835f30925fadbdd62-s800-c85 Katherine Johnson sits at her desk with a globe, or “Celestial Training Device.” NASA/NASA

Many Americans are familiar with the astronaut heroes of the 20th century space race — names like Gus Grissom and Neil Armstrong. But who did the calculations that would successfully land these men on the moon?

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4 Comments

  1. Looking forward to when this movie comes out in January 😉

  2. Putting the credit back where it’s due. Yes.

    1. I agree. I couldn’t have said it better!

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