Shetterly said the decision to ordain Hidden Figures Way honoured "the contributions of unseen individuals who were there at the beginning of the story, and whose persistence and courage have delivered us to where we are today".
Tyson enters plant-based meat market
Last week, the Swiss food giant said it plans to launch its Sweet Earth brand Awesome Burger in the USA this fall. Along with egg white, the chicken-less nuggets also use pea protein, in addition to flaxseed and bamboo fiber.
Approval of T-Mobile, Sprint $26 billion merger said to be near
The lawsuit to block the merger is set for a pretrial hearing next week in federal court in New York City, according to Reuters . The states argued in their complaint that the merger would cost Sprint and T-Mobile subscribers at least $4.5 billion a year.
Thanks to new signage, visitors to NASA's headquarters in Washington, D.C. will be reminded of the contributions of the hidden figures who were essential to the success of early spaceflight. But Johnson and the computer pool made calculations for groundbreaking, successful space missions, including Alan Shepard's 1961 voyage - which made him the first American in space - and John Glenn's 1962 mission, which made him the first American to orbit Earth. According to NASA, Mary Jackson "very well may have been the only black female aeronautical engineer in the field" in the 1950s.
Mathematicians working at NASA in the 1950's were known as computers and African American mathematician were dubbed "coloured computers".
NASA is paying homage to three African-American female mathematicians whose efforts helped put men on the moon by renaming a block in front of its headquarters.
Shetterly said the street sign should remind people of the standard set by these women. "Because for years, and then decades, and then centuries, when little girls and little boys come to see NASA, they're going to look up and see that sign, and they're going to say 'Hidden Figures?". "And that, in turn, is going to prompt a story - a story about the unlimited human potential of all of us".
" Orphan Black " star Tatiana Maslany is set to narrate an audiobook for a new instalment of the hit sci-fi drama series. Orphan Black: The Next Chapter takes place eight years after the end of the show and includes numerous same characters.
Hunter, who represents an area outside of San Diego, was reelected in November by a slim margin, despite the charges. She faces up to five years in federal custody and a $250,000 fine when she is sentenced September 16.
Le défenseur et capitaine du Real Madrid , Sergio Ramos , s'est marié samedi à Séville avec sa compagne Pilar Rubio . Pour leur mariage, Sergio Ramos et Pilar Rubio ont déjà annoncé leur intention de refuser les cadeaux.
Though initially Deepika was a bit reluctant to sign the film as it was a supporting role, she later agreed to do it. Interestingly, Deepika Padukone has a limited role to play yet she is paid a whopping amount for the same.
All charges in the Flint water case were dismissed without prejudice allowing the A.G.'s office to refile if necessary. In a statement , Representative Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) said the dismissal is an insult to the people of Flint.
Reed broke the wedge over his thigh after leaving the ball in the rough on a delicate chip from right of the 18th green. Reed posted a double bogey seven, leading to a show of frustration that would surely make Bo Jackson proud .
The FAA was en route to the airport to begin an investigation, the agency said in a statement via Twitter. The FAA said the plane will be towed off the airfield after passengers leave the aircraft.
Phoenix officer pulled gun after child took doll from store
Meyer did leave out important details from the report, so his statement about Ames shoplifting may not be entirely accurate. That's when the officer aggressively sweeps his leg, then yells, "If I tell you to do something, you [expletive] do it".
Ukraine win under-20 World Cup final
Four minutes after the half hour, the Eastern European side levelled up matters after the Koreans failed to deal with a dead ball. Few expected Ukraine and Korea to be battling it out in the final match of the tournament.