The forgotten women who helped win the space race | Curio

The forgotten women who helped win the space race

9 mins | May 28, 2017

Speaking with Margot Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures. There was a time when, in the higher echelons of NASA, the word computer meant woman — and perhaps more surprisingly, it was three black women who were instrumental to the Apollo missions of the 1960s. Matilda Battersby explores.

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