Today’s highlighted Black history event is the true story behind the movie Hidden Figures. On July 20, 1969 Americans first landed on the moon with the help of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson, three brilliant Black women who worked as mathematicians for NASA. These women analyzed data for aerospace engineers which later became crucial to the success of the early US space program. The movie Hidden Figures is an amazing movie that shows just how influential and crucial these three women were in putting American spacecraft on the moon for the very first time.
Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
Location: Rm. 101