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Tuesday, February 7th 2017
Transcript of Tuesday, February 7th 2017
M: In your seat
V: Level of 0
P: On your DO NOW sheet. Make a comparison of Katherine Johnson to the movie October Sky, what maybe some similarities?
Mary Jackson- First African American Female engineer at NASA. Worked for Dorothy. Specialized in minimizing effects of turbulence on planes.
Major Accomplishment for Katherine Johnson & mankind.
The Apollo 11 lunar landing- This was the first spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the moon.
Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin (pilot)
-Katherine and her colleagues at Langley Research center computed the trajectory of the flight to land on the moon
-In 1971 she also safely returned the crew of Apollo 13 back to earth after the mission was aborted. She used her past work on backup procedures and charts to return them safely back to earth.
Other "Hidden Figures"
Supervisor for the West Area Computing Unit (NASA)
(specialized in knowledge of IBM computers.)
Answer the following question using the annotations from your article.
How did one character change throughout the article? Cite text to help defend your answer.
Share out- What are your thoughts?
How did the character change through time?