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Nancy Grace Roman

Nancy Grace Roman is an American astronomer who was one of the first female executives at NASA. She is known to many as the "Mother of Hubble" for her role in planning the Hubble Space Telescope. Throughout her career, Roman has also been an active public speaker and educator, and an advocate for women in the sciences.

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Dr. Nancy Roman: The Mother of Hubble

As a woman in her generation, astronomer Nancy Roman could not get tenure at a research institution, so instead she was invited to work on Hubble's design and development for more than 25 years. Her perservance and vision earned her the nickname "the mother of Hubble."

Dr. Roman Talks About the Hubble Space Telescope

Education of Nancy Roman

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Jocelyn Gill
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United States Naval Research Laboratory
Yerkes Observatory
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Nashville
Montgomery County
University of Chicago
Swarthmore College
Western High School
American Institute of Physics
Reno
Baltimore

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