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NASA Naming Headquarters for ‘Hidden Figures’ Engineer

WASHINGTON (AP) NASA is naming its Washington headquarters after Mary Jackson, the space agency's first African American female engineer whose story was portrayed in...

IN MEMORIAM: Katherine Johnson, a Pioneering NASA Mathematician Featured in “Hidden Figures,” Dies at...

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Katherine Johnson, the legendary NASA physicist and mathematician whose work played a key role in the early successes...

‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson Turns 101

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent Katherine Johnson, one of the African American women whose stories received global attention in the best-selling book and...

Sharon Caples McDougle, NASA’s Modern Day “Hidden Figure”

During her career she was recognized with the Astronaut “Silver Snoopy” Award, Space Flight Awareness Honoree Award, USA Employee of the Month Teamwork Award,...

In Wake of Professor’s Comments, Katherine Johnson is Still Celebrated in Physics

By Stacy M. Brown / NNPA Newswire Correspondent / @StacyBrownMedia For many, the words of a senior scientist who said physics “was invented and built by...