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According to NASA, Mary Jackson "may have been the only black female aeronautical engineer in the field" in the 1950s. Singer and actress Janelle Monáe plays her in the film Hidden Figures. Bob Nye/Courtesy of NASA Langley hide caption

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'Hidden Figures' No More: Meet The Black Women Who Helped Send America To Space

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'Hidden Figures': How Black Women Did The Math That Put Men On The Moon

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