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Katherine Johnson

Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is an African-American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. manned spaceflights.

Katherine Johnson, Hampton, Virginia

An archival pigment portrait print of Katherine Johnson, seated with her hands on her hips. Johnson wears a black suit, red top, and a patterned black and gold scarf. Accessories include glasses, earrings, and a beaded necklace. In the background is a beach and the ocean under an overcast sky. There are no inscriptions on the front or back.

Education of Katherine Johnson

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
100 Women
White Sulphur Springs
United States of America
West Virginia State University
West Virginia University

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