A Sign of Progress: Honoring NASA’s Hidden Figures

Анонс: Thanks to new signage, visitors to NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. will be reminded of the contributions of the hidden figures who were essential to the success of early spaceflight.On June 12, Administrator Jim Bridenstine joined U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and author Margot Lee Shetterly for the renaming of the street in front of NASA Headquarters in Washington – E Street SW – to “Hidden Figures Way.”This symbolic act honors Katherine Johnson,...
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Thanks to new signage, visitors to NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. will be reminded of the contributions of the hidden figures who were essential to the success of early spaceflight.

On June 12, Administrator Jim Bridenstine joined U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and author Margot Lee Shetterly for the renaming of the street in front of NASA Headquarters in Washington – E Street SW – to “Hidden Figures Way.”

This symbolic act honors Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, who were featured in Shetterly’s book – and subsequent movie – Hidden Figures, as well as all women who have dedicated their lives to advance the United States’ space program.

Read more about the ceremony: https://go.nasa.gov/HiddenFiguresWay

Learn about NASA’s hidden and modern figures: https://www.nasa.gov/modernfigures
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