Johnson, Katherine Coleman Goble, 1918-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1918-08-26
Americans

Biographical notes:

Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson (b. August 26, 1918, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia), African-American mathematician best known for calculating for NASA space missions.

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Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mh8cc3
Ark ID:
w6mh8cc3
SNAC ID:
76798802

Subjects:

  • Aeronautics
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Space flight

Occupations:

  • Mathematicians
  • Physicists

Places:

  • White Sulphur Springs (W. Va.) (as recorded)
  • Hampton (Va.) (as recorded)