NASA names headquarters after ‘Hidden Figure,’ engineer Mary Jackson

NASA names headquarters after ‘Hidden Figure,’ engineer Mary Jackson

https://www.10news.com/news/national/nasa-names-headquarters-after-hidden-figure-mary-w-jackson 

‘Hidden Figure’ is a double pun which refers to the Black women ‘figures’ (notable persons) who contributed to the manned space program at NASA by ‘figuring’ (computing numbers). It also refers to the movie ‘Hidden Figures’ about these women.

See our earlier blog posts about these women in the blog category: women in engineering.

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