Dorothy Vaughan

STEM Career: Mathematician, “Human Computer”

Significant Contribution/s: Computing for NASA’s aerospace engineers; NASA’s Scout Launch Vehicle Program;   NASA’s first African American manager; Highlighted in the movie “Hidden Figures”.

Birth: September 20, 1910

Death: November 10, 2008

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