NASA facility named after ‘Hidden Figures’ scientist Katherine Johnson


Katherine Johnson, the former NASA mathematician whose journey was showcased in the 2016 movie “Hidden Figures,” received a huge gift from the agency that employed her years ago. The Independent Verification and Validation Facility (IV&V) in Fairmont, West Virginia, has been renamed in honor of Johnson — an African-American woman who led a distinguished career…

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