Hidden Figures: Mary Jackson

Hidden Figures: Mary Jackson

Mary Winston Jackson was born on April 9, 1921. She grew up in Hampton, Virginia. She attended all-black schools in Hampton. Eventually, she obtained a dual bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Physical Sciences from Hampton Institute in 1942. Between 1942 and 1951,...
Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson

Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson

Katherine Goble Johnson was born on August 26th, 1918. She grew up in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. From a young age, Johnson had a love for numbers and she counted everything she could. She had such an affinity for math that she sped through school, starting...
NASA’s Discovery

NASA’s Discovery

Planetary systems are complex and interesting things. They are composed of stars, planets orbiting around the stars, moons orbiting around planets, asteroid belts, dust and rocks, and more. If the planets are too close to the star, it is too hot for life to develop....

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