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Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician who helped put a man on the moon, died at 101. Here's a look back at the hidden figure's remarkable life

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson calculated the path that put a man on the moon.
Despite her incredible contributions to America's space agency, Johnson remained largely unknown until the blockbuster film "Hidden Figures" spotlighted her accomplishments.
Johnson died on February 24, 2020. She was 101 years old.
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NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson calculated the path that put a man on the moon and catapulted America to first place in the race to space.
Despite her tremendous contributions to America's space programs, Johnson, a black...
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Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who worked on Nasa's early space missions and was portrayed in the film Hidden Figures, has died at the age of 101.
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Katherine Johnson, the ‘Hidden Figures' inspiration who was a NASA mathematician during the Space Race, dead at 101

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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Katherine Johnson Dies at 101: NASA Pays Tribute to Legendary Mathematician

Katherine Johnson Dies at 101: NASA Pays Tribute to Legendary Mathematician

1 month ago   |   By E! Online

Mathematician Katherine Johnson has passed away at the age of 101.
NASA has shared the heartbreaking news that Johnson, who was portrayed by Taraji P. Henson in the film Hidden Figures,...
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Katherine Johnson, NASA legend and 'Hidden Figure,' dies at 101 - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

The brilliant research mathematician helped change the face of NASA.
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Katherine Johnson, Nasa mathematician portrayed in Hidden Figures, dies at 101

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Johnson overcame racial and gender-based discrimination to become an integral part of Nasa's work in space exploration Katherine Johnson, one of the trailblazing African American mathematicians whose story was told in the hit film Hidden Figures, has died, Nasa announced on Monday. She was 101. Related: How history forgot the black women behind Nasa's space race
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‘Hidden figures' math genius Katherine Johnson who helped get NASA into space dies at 101

‘Hidden figures' math genius Katherine Johnson who helped get NASA into space dies at 101

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Katherine Johnson, the NASA math genius who inspired the movie ‘Hidden Figures' died at age 101 on Monday.
A groundbreaking African-American NASA math genius whose life formed the basis of hit movie ‘Hidden Figures' has died at age 101.
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Katherine Johnson died on Monday morning in a tweet that dubbed her an ‘American hero' whose ‘pioneering legacy will never be forgotten.'
Johnson was hired by NASA in 1953 and hand-calculated the trajectory for the Alan Shepard, the first American to explore space, before computers were used.
Until 1958, Johnson...
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NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Dies At Age 101

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Dies At Age 101

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson , whose calculations helped America's first human spaceflight in 1961, has died at the age of 101, the space agency said on Monday. Johnson was among a team of female Black mathematicians working for NASA in the 1960s that inspired the movie “Hidden Figures.” “At NASA we will never forget her courage and leadership and the milestones we could not have reached without her,” NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a statement. “We will continue building on her legacy and work tirelessly to increase opportunities for everyone who has something to...
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Legendary NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101 

Legendary NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101 

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician who helped pave the way for the first American astronaut to successfully orbit the Earth, died aged 101 on Monday morning.
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Katherine Johnson death: Pioneering Nasa mathematician depicted in 'Hidden Figures' film dies aged 101

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Katherine Johnson, the pioneering mathematician who helped send the first astronauts to the Moon, has died at 101.
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