NASA’s “Hidden Figures”


Dorothy Vaughn, Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Christine Darden were mathematicians, engineers, and computer programmers working at NASA Langley during the “Space Race”. They were also all women were people of faith. Their story was brought to light by Margot Lee Shetterly in her best-selling book Hidden Figures, which was made into a movie of the same name.

Click here for Vatican Observatory Faith and Science entries about NASA’s “Hidden Figures”.