“I don’t have a feeling of inferiority. Never had. I’m as good as anybody, but no better.” – Katherine Johnson (1918-2020)
To Do Today: “Go see ‘Hidden Figures,’ and take a young person! It will give a more positive outlook on what is possible if you work hard, do your best, and are prepared.” – Katherine Johnson (1918-2020)
Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician depicted in ‘Hidden Figures,’ dies at 101
By: Elisha Fieldstadt, NBC News
Katherine Johnson, one of the history-making, barrier-breaking NASA mathematicians depicted in “Hidden Figures,” died Monday, the administrator of NASA said. She was 101.
“Johnson helped our nation enlarge the frontiers of space even as she made huge strides that also opened doors for women and people of color in the universal human quest to explore space,” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a statement.
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