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Katherine Johnson, NASA Engineer from 'Hidden Figures', Dead at 101

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popculture Hannah Barnes
2020-02-24 23:56:37

Katherine Johnson, the NASA engineer whose work was chronicled in the movie Hidden Figures, has died at age 101, the administrator of NASA said."Our @NASA family is sad to learn the news that Katherine Johnson passed away this morning at 101 years old," NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted on Monday, Feb. 24. "She was an American hero and her pioneering legacy will never be forgotten."

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