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NASA names research building in honor of “Hidden Figure” Katherine Johnson

NASA has honored Katherine Johnson, one of the trailblazing “human computers” who inspired the Oscar-nominated biopic Hidden Figures, with a building named in her honor — the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility. Ninety-nine-year-old Johnson, her family and friends were at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday for the state-of-the-art facility, which is part of NASA’s Langley Research […]