Mary W. Jackson was part of the small group of Black women mathematicians whose groundbreaking contributions to NASA helped push space exploration forward.
Katherine Johnson, the pioneering NASA mathematician and HBCU graduate who was depicted in the hit movie, "Hidden Figures," has died at the age of 101.
NASA mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Dr. Christine Darden will receive Congressional Gold Medals.
NASA renamed the street in front of its headquarters “Hidden Figures Way” to honor the Black women who pushed space exploration forward.
Dr. Gladys West—the mathematician who helped create the Geographical Positioning System—was recently inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame.
NASA pioneers Katherine Johnson, Dr. Christine Darden and the late Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan have been nominated for Congressional Gold Medals.
Mareena Robinson Snowden is the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Akosua Haynes’ letter to ‘Hidden Figures’ author Margot Lee Shetterly won an award from the Library of Congress.
A Utah elementary school is changing its name to honor the late Black NASA mathematician and aerospace engineer Mary W. Jackson.
Lego is set to release a product honoring the African-American female pioneers of NASA’s space program to foster an interest in STEM.
NASA's new research center is named for a Black woman who was the focus of the blockbuster Hollywood film "Hidden Figures."
Educators encourage girls of color to pursue their passion for technology and science.
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