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NASA Celebrates ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson With Building Naming Ceremony

NASA Celebrates ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson With Building Naming Ceremony

On Friday, NASA celebrated the agency’s first African American female engineer, Mary W. Jackson, with a ceremony to formally name the agency’s headquarters building in Washington in her honor. Jackson began working at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) – the forerunner of NASA – in April 1951. From her initial role as a “human computer” […]