When the National Aeronautics and Space Administration formed in 1958, it was pretty much a boys’ club. Women had some low-level jobs, but most of the higher-level work was done by men. Katherine Johnson was one of the earliest female NASA employees. When she started, NASA didn’t even exist. She was working at the Langley Research Center with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), which was the agency that eventually developed into NASA….
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