Conditions were bad at NASA: white people and black people had separate workspaces and toilets. Katherine had to fight hard with her boss to make him understand that black people should be treated equally.
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Katherine was fantastic at maths. She could always answer the questions andteach other kids in the class.
Very good, Katherine!You astound us!
She began working at NASA in 1953. She was awarded theSilver Snoopy Award for her work.
Katherine graduated from the University of West Virginia in 1939.
After getting Apollo 13 safely back from space, Katherine was a national hero.
I've got to get them safely back to earth from orbit!
Katherine was very good at doing complex calculations and research using her mathematical skills such as geometry. She plotted and directed a route through space using Celestial Navigation.America's first human space flightwas in 1961.
We appreciate everythingyou have done for us, Katherine. I, Barack Obama, award you with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.