PG | | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Katherine Johnson co-wrote, with T.H. Skopinski, the 1960 NASA Technical Note D-233, "Determination of Azimuth Angle at Burnout for Placing a Satellite Over a Selected Earth Position", which can be seen on the NASA Technical Reports Server.
Colonel Jim Johnson:
They let women handle that sort of...
Colonel Jim Johnson: That's not what I mean.
Katherine Johnson: What do you mean?
Colonel Jim Johnson: I'm just surprised at something so taxing.
Katherine Johnson: Oh Mr. Johnson, if I were you, I'd quit talking right now.
Colonel Jim Johnson: I don't mean no disrespect.
Katherine Johnson: I will have you know, I was the first ...
The expertise needed mathematically included spherical geometry as well as physics and planar geometry.
$515,499 (USA) (23 December 2016)
$169,359,677 (USA) (7 July 2017)
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