Macalester prof. writes about grandmother, other black female NASA engineers featured in movie

January 15, 2017

Excerpt from the Star Tribune:

 

"In 1943, Duchess Harris’ grandmother began working at NASA. She was one of 11 black women mathematicians hired when there were no more qualified white men — many were off to war — nor white women available to work on beating the Soviet Union in the space race..."

 

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