Johnson, Katherine Coleman Goble, 1918-

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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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referencedIn Records of the Office of Speechwriting, Clinton Administration ... Michael Waldman's files, 1995-2000: African Americans and Science United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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referencedIn Hidden figures
referencedIn MacTutor history of mathematics archive online search, Jan. 26, 2017
referencedIn Hidden figures : the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race
referencedIn Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race
referencedIn Hidden figures : young readers' edition.
Place Name Admin Code Country
White Sulphur Springs (W. Va.)
Hampton (Va.)
Subject
Aeronautics
Physics
Mathematics
Space flight
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Mathematicians
Physicists
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Birth 1918-08-26

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