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.
Mary, a person with an engineer's mind should be an engineer. You can't be a computer the rest of your life.
Mary Jackson: Mr. Zielinski, I'm a negro woman. I'm not gonna entertain the impossible.
Karl Zielinski: And I'm a Polish Jew whose parents died in a Nazi prison camp. Now...
John Glenn, suited up and on his way to the spacecraft, is seen carrying his O2 and air conditioning case with his helmet visor up along with subsequent phone calls. This is incorrect as by fitting the suit and donning the helmet in the ready room the suit system is checked for leaks and the astronaut is put on 100% oxygen. The suit and helmet are secured from the ready room to the white room and into the spacecraft with the astronaut breathing oxygen to purge nitrogen from his body in order to prevent nitrogen bubbles forming (the bends) in the lower atmospheric pressure inside the capsule at altitude. Therefore, the visor is never raised and the astronaut never breathes outside air avoiding nitrogen contamination.
$22,800,057 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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