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Annie Easley

15 May 2014, 14:01 UTC
Annie Easley
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A computer and rocket scientist, Annie Easley was a pioneer in space before NASA was officially formed. She basically started her career as a ‘human computer,’ performing complex mathematical calculations.
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A computer & rocket scientist, mathematician (and one of the first black women in her field) that created software for a number of systems at NASA, including the Centaur Rocket. She helped make modern day space flight possible.
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