NASA Opens $23 Million Research Facility Names It After Hidden Figures' Katherine Johnson @balleralert NASA Opens $23 Million Research Facility Names It After Hidden Figures' Katherine Johnson- blogged by @niksofly ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The silver screen brought to life 99-year-old mathematician and science trailblazer KatherineJohnson in the iconic film HiddenFigures Johnson was affectionately deemed the human computer” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Born in West Virginia in 1918 Johnson defied odds during a climate that not only limited the human rights of blacks but denied women’s respect Johnson was among a select few black women NASA hired to configure trajectory calculations for their first space flight ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Because of Johnson instrumental role in NASA's space program NASA dedicated their brand new $23 million 37000 square foot state of the art facility in Johnson's honor ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Johnson who attended the ceremony stated “I always like something new It gives credit to everybody who helped” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The Katherine G Johnson Computational Research Facility is located in Hampton VA Meme

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