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NASA Now Working On Giving Recognition To Hidden Figures Who Helped Make Space History

In honor of the African American women whose calculations helped bring the first Americans into space, NASA renamed a street 'Hidden Figures Way' in Washington, D.C. On Wednesday, June 12, an event was held to make the designation official.

Space June 13, 2019

LEGO's 'Women Of NASA' Is Now Amazon's Best-Selling Toy

LEGO's Women of NASA kit is certainly breaking boundaries, especially in sales. The collection of four female space pioneers in brick form is currently Amazon's one of the best-selling toys.

Space November 5, 2017

New NASA Research Facility In Virginia Named After 99-Year-Old ‘Human Computer’ Katherine Johnson

NASA has named its new computational research facility in Virginia after Katherine Johnson, a key engineer at NASA during the Space Race. She, along with fellow black female workers at the space agency, shattered various racist and sexist stereotypes.

Space September 25, 2017

Lego To Come Up With 'Women Of NASA' Set

Lego is planning to come up with a figurine set composed of pioneering women who have made contributions to NASA’s space program. The idea behind the set comes from Maia Weinstock, who won the Lego Ideas competition.

Geek March 3, 2017

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