Katherine Johnson, the mathematician who’s calculations made for groundbreaking space missions, has just been honored by NASA.
Katherine Johnson, the mathematician whose calculations made for groundbreaking space missions, has just been honored by NASA with a facility in her name.
Established in 1993, the Independent Verification and Validation Facility (IV&V) in West Virginia has been renamed the Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility, according to theassociation.
“Born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia in 1918, Katherine’s intense curiosity and brilliance with numbers lead her to a distinguished career with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and NASA.”
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