Update April 2017
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Lego’s Next Fan-Designed Set Celebrates the Women of NASA: see here.
Original February 2017
Find out more about these women who were essential to the US space race in the 1950s and 1960s. At last much more widely being recognised for the important part they played with the recent book, Hidden Figures, the 2017 Oscar nominated film of the same name and ‘appearance’ in other US TV drama such as Timeless (S1 Ep. 8).
NASA data found here: contains links to biographies – great source of material.
Article from The Conversation: Hidden Figures takes us back to a time when computers were people, women and black
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Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly