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Women in STEM: Christine Darden

Christine DardenChristine Darden (1942-) began as a "human computer" at NASA's precursor NACA, and then became an aerospace engineer and an expert on sonic boom, leading NASA's research on it. She was the first African-American woman to become a senior executive at NASA's Langley Research Center. Christine garnered many awards during her tenure at NASA. 

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photo: NASA; public domain