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West Virginia State University Honors NASA Mathematician
August 31, 2018
West Virginia State University has honored NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson with a bronze statue and scholarship dedication on the eve of her 100th birthday. ... read more »
“Hidden Figures” Katherine Johnson Turns 100
August 30, 2018
Katherine Johnson, who hand-crunched the numbers for America’s first manned space flight – a feat that finally got its Big Screen acknowledgement just two years ago, turned 100 on Sunday, August 26, 2018. ... read more »
NASA Appoints Vanessa Wyche, First African-American Woman Deputy Director of the Johnson Space Center
August 14, 2018
Black women continue to lead as Vanessa Wyche takes on the role of Deputy Director of the NASA Johnson Space Center. I am incredibly humbled to take on this role at JSC, ... read more »
NASA Satellite Data Reveal Reduction in Southland Air Pollution
June 7, 2018
The study determined that concentrations of nitrates in the Los Angeles area decreased significantly, most prominently near transportation corridors ... read more »
NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson being honored in bronze
June 7, 2018
West Virginia State University says a dedication ceremony is planned for Aug. 25, the day before Johnson's 100th birthday. ... read more »
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, Actor Forest Whitaker to Receive Honorary USC Degrees
April 12, 2018
Multiple recipients to receive honorary degrees at USC's 135th commencement ceremony next month ... read more »
NASA bumps astronaut off space station flight in rare move
January 25, 2018
NASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency so close to launch. Astronaut Jeanette Epps was supposed to rocket away in early June, and would have been the first African-American to live on the International Space Station. ... read more »
NASA Celebrates Legacy of First Black American Astronaut
December 21, 2017
Earlier this year, the Chicago Crusader reported about the lack of visibility of NASA’s first Black American astronaut and helped to raise awareness about Lawrence’s incredible journey. ... read more »
Joan Higginbotham: Her Passion for Math and Science led to Outer Space
March 2, 2017
“I wanted to be very good at my job and for people to see me as very competent,” she said ... read more »
Stephanie Wilson: Making a Dream Become a Reality
March 2, 2017
Stephanie Wilson: Making a Dream Become a Reality ... read more »
First Black Crew Member to Join International Space Station
February 22, 2017
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected astronaut Jeanette Epps to join the crew of the International Space Station in 2018. ... read more »
Author of “Hidden Figures” Margo Lee Shetterly at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards
February 22, 2017
Author Margot Lee Shetterly talks about the inception of her book "Hidden Figures" Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Film Review: Hidden Figures
December 28, 2016
NASA Docudrama Belatedly Credits Contributions of Unsung African-American Mathematicians ... read more »
NASA Experts Answer Questions about Hidden Figures 
December 7, 2016
Students throughout the country get their questions answered from the top people at NASA  ... read more »
Former NASA Exec Speaks at Phillips Temple CME
March 2, 2016
Pastor, motivational speaker and trainer, and former National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) executive, the Rev. Dr. Amanda H. Goodson, will be the guest speaker on Women’s Day, ... read more »

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