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HIDDEN FIGURES EVENT AT NASA LANGLEY RES CTR, Sept 22, 2017, Hampton, VA. 1:00 pm ET

Katherine Johnson, 99, the central character of the book Hidden Figures about women who were human “computers” at NASA’s Langley Research Center in the early days of the human spaceflight program, will be honored at an event at Langley at 1:00 pm ET on September 22, 2017  that will be broadcast on NASA TV.

Johnson will attend, along with U.S. Senator Mark Warner, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Margot Lee-Shetterly (who wrote the book), Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck, and Langley Research Center Director David Bowles.   All will participate in a ribbon-cutting event to open the new Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility.

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September 22