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NASA renames street "Hidden Figures Way" to honor black female mathematicians

CBS News Thursday, 13 June 2019 ()
For decades, the three African-American mathematicians whose efforts ultimately helped put men on the moon received little recognition for their contributions to the space program. On Wednesday, NASA acknowledged their role by renaming a block in front of its headquarters "Hidden Figures Way." The women's stories were featured in the 2016 film "Hidden Figures." Michelle Miller reports.
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HIDDEN FIGURES WAY: NASA renamed the street in front of its Washington headquarters to "Hidden Figures Way" on Wednesday. The new street name honors Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson whose contributions to the space program were featured in the book and movie "Hidden Figures."

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