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She began working for The National Aeronautics.

Her legacy and the story of the other women of West Computing lives on in the 2016 film Hidden Figures. .

She died in 2008 at the age of 98.

During her time at NACA, the IBM really came to fruition.

Who is her mom? Annie Johnson. Behind the scenes, they were supported by hundreds of unheralded NASA workers, including "human computers" who did the calculations for their orbital trajectories. .

Hired by NACA: December 1943.

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Rarely seen as the face of a space programme, Vaughan’s contributions were vast. The women.

Dorothy Johnson Vaughan (September 20, 1910 – November 10, 2008) was an American mathematician and human computer who worked for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), and NASA, at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

—died November 10, 2008, Hampton, Virginia), American mathematician and computer programmer who made important contributions to the early years of the U.

Johnson for young readers, “Reaching for the Moon,” was published last year. Early years: Dorothy Earns a Bachelor of Mathematics.

During her time at NACA, the IBM really came to fruition. Well a woman named Dorothy Vaughan did just that.

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Mar 29, 2023 · Graduating as valedictorian from her high school in 1925, Dorothy Vaughan strived to be the best from a young age.
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Dorothy Vaughan faleceu em 10 de Novembro de 2008, aos 98 anos de idade.

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Por exemplo: quando Dorothy é expulsa de uma livraria que apenas pessoas brancas poderiam frequentar. Early years: Dorothy Earns a Bachelor of Mathematics. Photograph of Dorothy Vaughan (left) with Lessie Hunter (center), Vivian Adair (right) and Margaret Ridenhour and Charlotte Craidon in back.

. . In 1949 she became the first African American manager at the NACA as section head of the West Area Computing Unit. Vaughan began her career at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory's segregated "West Area Computing" unit and was promoted to lead the group, making her the NACA's first black supervisor. Photograph: Courtesy the Family of Dorothy Johnson Vaughan Their plans include putting on a women-focused pop and tech festival next year. E mais do que isso: ela foi uma das.

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In 1949, Vaughan became NACA's first black supervisor. In 1949, Vaughan became NACA's first black supervisor.

She was 98 years old.

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In Morgantown, West Virginia, Dorothy graduated from Beechurst High School.

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