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CEREMONY RENAMING STREET IN FRONT OF NASA HQ “HIDDEN FIGURES WAY”, June 12, 2019, DC, 10:00 am ET (webcast)

The street in front of NASA HQ in Washington, DC will be renamed “Hidden Figures Way” to honor Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson, who were featured in the book and movie Hidden Figures, and other women “who have dedicated their lives to honorably serving their country, advancing equality, and contributing to the United States space program.”

A ceremony will take place on June 12, 2019 at 10:00 am ET with family members representing the women.  Also participating are:

  • Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administration
  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)
  • Phil Mendelson, D.C. Council Chairman
  • Margot Lee Shetterly, author, Hidden Figures

The event will be webcast on Sen. Cruz’s Facebook page.

Video and images from the event will be available on NASA’s media resources website.

This event will be followed at 1:00 pm ET by a STEM in 30 live chat hosted by the National Air and Space Museum with Shetterly and mathematician Christine Darden.

Details

Date:
June 12
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm