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Mary Jackson (engineer)

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Mary W. Jackson journey to become NASA 1st black woman engineer

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In the Spotlight: Hidden Figure Mary Jackson

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Mary Jackson - Educational Video - 5802660

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Mary Winston Jackson was an African American mathematician and aerospace engineer at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), which in 1958 was succeeded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She worked at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, for most of her career. She started as a computer at the segregated West Area Computing division. She took advanced engineering classes and in 1958 became NASA's first black female engineer.
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