by Barbara Kyles

Do you know Katherine Johnson’s hand-written calculations were critical to America’s success during our first human spaceflight missions? Take a look and welcome to Black history!

I share with you this Facebook post from the Northrop Grumman Corporation

In honor of Black History Month, Northrop Grumman announced this week they were proud to name their next Cygnus spacecraft in honor of the groundbreaking mathematician who “time and time again broke through barriers of gender and race.”

Barbara Kyles is a Miami Township resident who enjoys advocating for social issues and gardening year-round.

Barbara will be publishing a continuing series about Black History for Loveland Magazine.

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