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Street Renamed 'Hidden Figures Way' at NASA Headquarters

Maria Perez
Jun 18, 2019 - 5:00

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has renamed the street in front of its headquarters in Washington, DC “Hidden Figures Way,” in honor of the pioneering Black female scientists depicted in the 2016 Oscar-nominated film of the same name. The street, which was originally named “E Street SW,” received its new name on June 12. The new street name will honor Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, in addition to all of the unacknowledged women in NASA “who honorably serve their country, advancing equality, and contributing to the United States space program,” according to a news release from NASA.“I just want to say...

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