Katherine Johnson – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who is a math genius. Her calculations were pivotal in getting the first American in space and back home safely. But it didn’t stop there, from the early days of NACA testing airplanes and rocket all the way to the Space Shuttle Program she was there crunching the … Continue reading Katherine Johnson – Your Gal Friday

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Dorothy Vaughan – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who was the first Black supervisor at what would become NASA, we’re talking about gal who taught herself a computer language that only a handful of people even knew existed. She was a mathematician, a teacher, and a Hidden Figure. Today we’re talking about the life and legacy … Continue reading Dorothy Vaughan – Your Gal Friday