PG | | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.
While John Glenn did specifically request that Katherine Johnson review all of the numbers for the Friendship 7 mission before he would agree to go through with it, he did so weeks before the mission actually took place, not when the countdown to launch was nearing at Cape ... ...
I plan on being an engineer at NASA, but I can't do that without taking them classes at that all-white high school, and I can't change the color of my skin. So I have no choice, but to be the first, which I can't do without you, sir. Your honor, out...
Shots of Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center show the crawler tracks to Launch Complex 39. LC 39 was constructed for launch of the Saturn V rocket that sent the Apollo spacecraft to the moon. Construction on LC 39 didn't begin until 1962 whereas the Shepard, Grissom, and Glenn launches were in 1961 and early 1962. The crawler path would not have been created yet. Furthermore, the Vehicle Assembly Building would not have existed yet, either.
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