Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson

MATHEMATICIAN

Renowned physicist and mathematician most famous for her work with NASA. She is considered a pioneer for African-American women in the scientific community. She attended West Virginia State University, where a course in analytic geometry was created specifically for her. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious honors, including the NASA Lunar Orbiter Spacecraft and Operations Team Award for her work on the famed Apollo program. She married James Francis Goble in 1939. They had three d
  • When was
    Katherine Johnson born?

    Katherine Johnson was born on Monday, August 26, 1918

  • Where was
    Katherine Johnson born?

    Katherine Johnson was born in West Virginia

  • How old is
    Katherine Johnson?

    Katherine Johnson is 102


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