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How History Forgot The Black Women Behind NASA’s Space Race

By Emine Saner via The Guardian In the 1940s, a group of female scientists were the human computers behind the biggest advances in aeronautics. Hidden Figures, an upcoming book and film tells their remarkable, untold story. Growing up in Hampton, Virginia, Margot Lee Shetterly was surrounded by brilliant female scientists and mathematicians who, like her father, worked […]Read More

NASA At Medgar

Faculty and Students Reach for the Stars Three African-American Science Ph.Ds lead MEC’s NASA partnership into the future! by Morgan Sankofa Powell Dr. Shermane Austin’s recent research went public at Medgar Evers College (MEC) on Thursday, November 14. This distinguished computer scientist, her students and scientist colleagues joined together with NASA officials to celebrate a […]Read More