Have you seen the excellent film Hidden Figures? It is based on her life and that of two co-workers.
Katherine Johnson, who calculated the flight path for the first American mission to space and had her life chronicled in the movie "Hidden Figures," turns 100 today.
Watch as she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015: https://t.co/hSxeDccK9H
— NBC News (@NBCNews) August 26, 2018
Today, retired @NASA_Langley mathematician Katherine Johnson makes her 100th trip around the Sun as she celebrates her birthday! Send her birthday wishes using #Happy100Katherine & learn about her calculations that launched @NASA_Astronauts to space 🚀: https://t.co/Iv2DqAt1LK pic.twitter.com/DVvVYnrupe
— NASA (@NASA) August 26, 2018
Happy 100th Birthday to Ms. Katherine Johnson, NASA human computer who calculated trajectories for the Apollo space missions by hand! pic.twitter.com/ZFZAmM3jYd
— AB Hosey (@DrABHosey) August 26, 2018
It’s Katherine Johnson’s 100th birthday today. I just want us all to take a moment and really consider how amazing her story really is. pic.twitter.com/4aUVzLiK36
— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) August 26, 2018
Our nation’s space program wouldn’t be where it is today without the contributions of retired @NASA_Langley mathematician Katherine Johnson. Join me in wishing her a happy 100th birthday and learn about her legacy at https://t.co/wqTfXT18LX. #Happy100Katherine pic.twitter.com/DQ8xHi3Ifd
— Jim Bridenstine (@JimBridenstine) August 26, 2018
— Mental Floss (@mental_floss) August 26, 2018