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Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson (Getty Images)
Katherine Johnson (Getty Images)

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February 24, 2020 "What a beautiful soul and a clear and calculating mind. God speed on your final mission . Your landing request has been granted, Welcome to Heaven Katherine" - Dave Stuber (Ludwigs Corner, PA)
February 24, 2020 "So sorry that I never learned of such a brilliant mind and person while in school. But now that I know, along with my other family members, thank you for your contribution to the space program and the world. RIP " - Carolyn Brooks (Nashville, TN)
February 24, 2020 "RIP Ms. Johnson, our prayers are with you and your family. What a blessing you were to all girls and women as to how a mind is a terrible thing to waste, age ain't nothing but a number and just how powerful a female can and continues to be. Your legacy will continue to shine over us all. PEACE BE WITH YOU." - Deborah Smith (Atlanta, GA)
February 24, 2020 "Thank you for being a stellar example for women everywhere. Your intelligence and grace have inspired me. My condolences to your family and friends." - K Coogan (OR)
February 24, 2020 "Thank you for your tremendous contribution to our country." - Peggy Cooper (Marietta, GA)
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Obituary for Katherine Johnson
Katherine Johnson was a mathematician who calculated orbital mechanics for the first crewed spaceflights for NASA. We invite you to share...
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