Hidden Figure Mary Jackson: Aerospace Engineer

NASA has renamed its Washington, D.C. headquarters in honor of Engineer Mary Jackson, one of the key “Hidden Figures” and the first African American female aerospace engineer. To read more about her and her colleagues Katherine Johnson and Dorothy Vaughn, check out this book on Hoopla written especially for kids, Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. A picture book version is also
available, pictured here.