Friday, June 23, 2017

Katherine Johnson

Hampton Hampton University held its 147th annual Commencement exercises on Mothers’ Day morning (May 14) at Armstrong Stadium. The commencement speaker was Katherine Johnson, whose behind-the-scenes work with the NASA space program in the 1960’s was highlighted in the movie “Hidden Figures.” Johnson computed the launch window for astronaut Alan Shepard’s 1961 Mercury mission. She […]