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President Roosevelt signing a declaration.
Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson
Worked at NACA and NASA with tracking teams of manned and unmanned orbital missions. Notable calculations included trajectory for Alan Shepard‘s 1959 flight; Verification calculations made for John Glenn's 1962 orbit; and calculations for the 1969…
A class in mathematical geography studying earth's rotation around the sun, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia
Mary Winston Jackson, 1921-2005
Mary Winston Jackson worked as a mathematician, called human computer, at NACA and later NASA from 1950-1985.
Excerpt from American Missionary