NASA From Hidden Figures to Modern Figures
Saturday, January 14, 2017 11:30 am
1:30 pm ET
In-person | Cleveland, OH
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More than half a century ago, three brilliant African American women crossed all gender and race barriers to launch John Glenn and the United States into space. Their untold story is now being told in the feature film Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe.
Join NASA and the Cleveland Public Library in celebrating the stellar achievements that allowed America to shoot for the moon and beyond. Enjoy video presentations and a discussion panel featuring female leaders in the field: Dr. Christine Darden, Dr. Carolyn Williams, and Dr. Marla Pérez-Davis. Visitors will also have opportunities to meet NASA subject matter experts and enjoy exciting exhibits, a photo booth and activities for the whole family. Teleange' Thomas, Director of Foundation Center Midwest will lead reading group discussion.