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NASA CEREMONY RENAMING HQ FOR MARY W. JACKSON, Feb 26, 2021, virtual, 1:00 pm ET

NASA will hold a ceremony on February 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET officially renamed the NASA HQ building after “Hidden Figures” mathematician Mary Jackson.

The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website and will livestream on the agency’s TwitterFacebook, and YouTube, as well as the NASA app.

Participants include:

  • Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk
  • Clayton Turner, NASA Langley center director (where Jackson worked)
  • Christine Darden, retired NASA engineer and “Hidden Figure,” as profiled in Shetterly’s book
  • Artist Tenbeete Solomon, also known as Trap Bob
  • Wanda Jackson, granddaughter of Mary W. Jackson




February 26
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm