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Duchess Harris On Her Book "Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA"

AOL employee resource groups BAOLers and MAKERS@AOL hosted author Duchess Harris this week to talk about her book "Hidden Human Computers: The Black W... Read More »

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Breaks Female Record With 8 Spacewalks

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Breaks Female Record With 8 Spacewalks

Having already made history as the oldest female NASA astronaut to travel in space, Peggy Whitson has made history again. On Thursday, March 30, Whit... Read More »

The New LEGO NASA Women Feature MAKERS Katherine Johnson, Margaret Hamilton, Mae Jemison, and More

The New LEGO NASA Women Feature MAKERS Katherine Johnson, Margaret Hamilton, Mae Jemison, and More

After months of excitement about the award-winning "Hidden Figures" movie, Katherine Johnson has, yet again, made it into the spotlight — just in time... Read More »

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Remembering Mildred Dresselhaus: GE Promises to #BalanceTheEquation for Women in STEM

Remembering Mildred Dresselhaus: GE Promises to #BalanceTheEquation for Women in STEM

Mildred Dresselhaus, a pioneer in nanoscience, also known as the "Queen of carbon science," passed away February 20. She was 86. A celebrated and lov... Read More »

Meet the 22-Year-Old College Undergrad Who Is Making NASA History

Meet the 22-Year-Old College Undergrad Who Is Making NASA History

Tiera Guinn is a Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer for the Space Launch System that aerospace company, Boeing, is building for NASA, The... Read More »

The 2017 MAKERS Conference: MAKERS Men Panel

The 2017 MAKERS Conference: MAKERS Men Panel

Astronaut Leland Melvin and Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson Quarterback join a panel moderated by Founder and CEO of Friends At Work, Ty S... Read More »

NASA's First Black Space Station Crewmember Is a Total Inspiration

NASA's First Black Space Station Crewmember Is a Total Inspiration

Today in news we're so here for: In May 2018, Jeanette Epps will become the first African American crewmember on the International Space Station. NASA... Read More »

MAKER Nichelle Nichols and More Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of "Star Trek"

MAKER Nichelle Nichols and More Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of

Fifty years ago today, the voyage of the starship Enterprise set off for the first time on televisions around the world. From there, the science fict... Read More »

Here's What You Need to Know About the Real Women Behind the 'Hidden Figures' Movie

Here's What You Need to Know About the Real Women Behind the 'Hidden Figures' Movie

Inspired by a true story, "Hidden Figures" reveals the history of three of the African-American women who calculated the "important mathematical data... Read More »

Meet the "Rocket Girls" Who Launched America Into Space

Meet the

While the NASA "Rocket Boys" are often recognized for their work testing early rocket engines, America's space launch history is tied to a little-know... Read More »

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