Street Outside NASA Headquarters Renamed: Hidden Figures Way Three black female mathematicians' contributions at NASA were overlooked until the book and movie Hidden Figures. The street renaming coincides with the upcoming anniversary of the first moon walk.
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Street Outside NASA Headquarters Renamed: Hidden Figures Way

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Street Outside NASA Headquarters Renamed: Hidden Figures Way

Street Outside NASA Headquarters Renamed: Hidden Figures Way

Street Outside NASA Headquarters Renamed: Hidden Figures Way

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Three black female mathematicians' contributions at NASA were overlooked until the book and movie Hidden Figures. The street renaming coincides with the upcoming anniversary of the first moon walk.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson were three black mathematicians who made enormous contributions to U.S. spaceflight in the 1960s. They were overlooked until a book was published, then a movie - "Hidden Figures." And now the street outside of NASA Headquarters has a new name, Hidden Figures Way. This coincides with an anniversary. In July, it'll be 50 years since NASA astronauts first walked on the moon.

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