Katherine Johnson is a mathematician who contributed to NASA in the early 1960s. She is best known for her work on the Mercury and Apollo programs, calculating the trajectories for manned spaceflights.
Mary Jackson was the first African-American woman to work as an engineer at NASA. She was also a brilliant mathematician who helped design the Saturn V rocket that launched Apollo 11 into space.
Annie was a computer scientist, rocket scientist, and mathematician who contributed to the science of space exploration.
Dorothy Vaughan was the first African-American woman to work as a computer programmer at NASA.