On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters sign is installed ahead of the building naming ceremony, which took place the following day at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA, began her career with the agency in the segregated West Area Computing Unit of NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The mathematician and aerospace engineer went on to lead programs influencing the hiring and promotion of women in NASA’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers. In 2019, she posthumously received the Congressional Gold Medal.

Image Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky


2021年2月25日,星期四,玛丽·W·杰克逊(Mary W. Jackson)美国宇航局总部标志在第二天在华盛顿的美国宇航局总部举行的建筑物命名仪式之前安装。玛丽·W·杰克逊NASA第一位非裔女性工程师,她的职业生涯始于NASA位于弗吉尼亚州汉普顿的兰利研究中心(Langley Research Center)的西部地区计算机部门。这位数学家和航空航天工程师继续领导影响NASA在科学、技术、工程和数学职业中聘用和晋升女性的项目。在2019年,她死后获得了国会金牌。

图片来源:NASA/乔尔·科斯基(Joel Kowsky)

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