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something quick i drew on ms paint with a mouse in celebration of autumn !

(this is actually an early drawing for the first day of inktober! from @mehringguie‘s prompts bc i need to go somewhere tomorrow! cheating on the ink part bc i dont have access to any right now :’)

independent.co.uk
Nasa honours legendary 'human computer’ Katherine Johnson with research facility in her name
One of Nasa’s “human computers”, who helped plan the mission that saw an American astronaut orbit the Earth for the first time, has opened a new research centre named in her honour.

“One of Nasa’s “human computers”, who helped plan the mission that saw an American astronaut orbit the Earth for the first time, has opened a new research centre named in her honour.

The key contribution of Katherine Johnson, 99, and other African-American women to the US space programme was recounted in the film Hidden Figures, which gave overdue recognition to their work. The film was the highest grossing Best Picture nominee at the Oscars.

The maths involved in the orbital mission was highly complex, and the computers of the day were prone to technical hiccups.

So as astronaut John Glenn was going through the preflight checklist – upon which his life depended – he insisted that Ms Johnson double check the calculations.

“If she says they’re good,” Ms Johnson remembered Mr Glenn saying, “then I’m ready to go.”

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Congratulations Katherine Johnson!!!

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“It’s not like people love you, just because you try hard to be loved.
Just beacause you hurt people less,it doesn’t mean you’ll be hurt less”

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When I shine, you shine, always on your side

All my life you’ll have what’s mine

Mark my word, we gon’ be alright