By: Erika Ashley
2000 steps. 120 miles. 5 honorary degrees. 4 great-grandchildren. These are some of the numbers that have defined Katherine Johnson’s legacy. And today is her 98th birthday!
20th Century Fox and Hidden Figures are wishing the brilliant and trailblazing Katherine G. Johnson a Happy 98th Birthday! Katherine is the NASA mathematician who served as the brains behind one of the greatest space missions in US history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Join in on her birthday celebration by checking out the below video and learning more about her inspiring story.
To honor this remarkable woman on Women’s Equality Day, Fox will be making a donation to STEM EDUCATION for every share of this video on August 26th, 2016.
This woman is truly an inspiration and the Girl Geek HQ Squad wishes Katherine the best birthday yet!