The NASA central station working in Washington, D.C. will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the office’s first African-American female designer whose spearheading story was depicted in the 2016 film Hidden Figures. “Mary W. Jackson was a piece of a gathering of significant ladies who helped NASA prevail with regards to getting American space explorers into space,” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine reported on Wednesday (June 24). “Mary never acknowledged the norm; she helped tear obstructions and open doors for African Americans and ladies in the field of building and innovation.” 

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