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Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson

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Title

Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson

Subject

NACA Human Computer

Description

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 Apollo 11 trajectory to the Moon.

Source

NASA Cultural Resources (CRGIS)

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Citation

“Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson,” Human Computers at NASA, accessed November 24, 2017, http://omeka.macalester.edu/humancomputerproject/items/show/40.