Vanessa E. Wyche will become the first Black woman to serve as the director of a NASA center.
A Virginia-based middle school has been renamed after NASA trailblazer Katherine Johnson.
Ronald McNair, who died in the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion in 1986, overcame the racism of the Jim Crow South to…
Astronaut Jeanette Epps is the first Black woman to join an International Space Station crew.
Mary W. Jackson was part of the small group of Black women mathematicians whose groundbreaking contributions to NASA helped push…
Katherine Johnson, the pioneering NASA mathematician and HBCU graduate who was depicted in the hit movie, "Hidden Figures," has died…
NASA has named a spacecraft after Maj. Robert H. Lawrence Jr. who was the first Black astronaut.
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…
GoFundMe supporters raised $8,000 for a single mother to fulfill her dream of participating in a NASA internship.
Vanessa Wyche will become the first Black deputy director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
NASA pioneers Katherine Johnson, Dr. Christine Darden and the late Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan have been nominated for Congressional…
She talked race and space.
West Virginia State University will create a bronze statue and scholarship fund in honor of NASA’s Katherine Johnson.
Astronaut Jeanette Epps was removed from her highly anticipated NASA mission because of "oppressive racism and misogyny," her brother says.
Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr.—America’s first Black astronaut—was recently honored for his contributions to space exploration.
Charles Bolden Jr., a former NASA chief, was awarded the 2017 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest.
NASA's new research center is named for a Black woman who was the focus of the blockbuster Hollywood film "Hidden…
Lonnie Johnson, the creator of the "Super Soaker," is funding high school robotics teams through his non-profit organization.
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