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Katherine Johnson Biography | NASA
28 Jan 2023 at 2:19am
Born: Aug. 26, 1918. Died: Feb. 24, 2020. Hometown : White Sulphur Springs, WV. Education: B.S., Mathematics and French, West Virginia State College, 1937. Hired by NACA: June 1953. Retired from NASA: 1986. Actress Playing Role in Hidden Figures: Taraji P. Henson. Biography by Margot Lee Shetterly. Being handpicked to be one of three black students to integrate West Virginia?s graduate schools is something that many people would consider one of their life?s most notable moments, but it ...

Who Was Katherine Johnson? | NASA
28 Jan 2023 at 2:41am
Katherine Johnson worked for NASA for more than 30 years. She retired in 1986. During retirement, she enjoyed traveling, playing card games, and spending time with her family and friends. She also liked to talk to students about school. She encouraged students to keep studying and to work hard. She told them to learn more about math and science.

Katherine Johnson | Biography, Education, Accomplishments ...
28 Jan 2023 at 2:19am
Katherine Johnson, ne Katherine Coleman, also known as (1939?56) Katherine Goble, (born August 26, 1918, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, U.S.?died February 24, 2020, Newport News, Virginia), American mathematician who calculated and analyzed the flight paths of many spacecraft during her more than three decades with the U.S. space program.

Katherine Johnson - Wikipedia
28 Jan 2023 at 2:26am
Katherine Johnson (ne Coleman; August 26, 1918 ? February 24, 2020) was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights.

Katherine Johnson - History
28 Jan 2023 at 6:23am
Johnson was born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, on August 26, 1918. Math came easy to her, but she worked hard to master geometry and algebra. She started high school when she was just 10...

Katherine Johnson: The Girl Who Loved to Count | NASA
28 Jan 2023 at 10:12am
So said Katherine Johnson, recipient of the 2015 National Medal of Freedom. Administrator Bolden, Deputy Administrator Newman Statements on Johnson's Medal of Freedom . Born in 1918 in the little town of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, Johnson was a research mathematician, who by her own admission, was simply fascinated by numbers.

Katherine Johnson - NASA, Death & Hidden Figures - Biography
29 Jan 2023 at 2:40am
Katherine Johnson made the most of limited educational opportunities for African Americans, graduating from college at age 18. She began working in aeronautics as a "computer" in 1952, and after...

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