Street In Front Of NASA Headquarters Renamed To Honor ‘Hidden Figures’
NASA is highlighting the legacy of African American women who played a major role in the space race but are only recently getting widespread recognition.
This week, the space agency renamed the street in front of its headquarters Hidden Figures Way.
Hidden Figures is the name of a book and movie that celebrate the contributions of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson. Its author, Margot Lee Shetterly, was at the unveiling ceremony, along with members of the women’s families.