Margaret Hamilton was the lead software engineer of the Apollo Project. Here she stands next to the code she wrote by hand and that was used to take humanity to the moon (1969). Hamilton's work prevented an abort of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Hamilton coined the term "software engineering." Hamilton was a badass.
Engineers across the country have been busy taking a closer look at NASA's Orion spacecraft and the data it produced during its successful flight test in December 2014. Inside the Launch Abort System Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Orion was lifted using a special crane for removal of its heat shield on Feb. 13, 2015. In the background, technicians move the heat shield on a work stand. The spacecraft’s heat shield protected Orion as it reentered Earth’s atmosphere at…
Kathleen Neal Cleaver foi membro do Partido dos Panteras Negras e a primeira mulher a participar das tomadas decisões do mesmo. Ela agiu como porta-voz e secretária de impressa, além de ter organizado uma campanha nacional para libertar o ministro da defesa do partido, Huey Newton, que estava preso. Ela e outras mulheres, como Angela Davis, compunham cerca de 2/3 do Partido, desmentindo a afirmação de que o PPN era, majoritariamente, masculino.
Ten Equations that changed the world. (You once told me that some day you wanted me to tell you all about science and engineering. How long have you got? It's all so fascinating and we take it too much for granted.). Check out that cool T-Shirt here:
Dr Grace Murray Hopper, a rear admiral in the U.S. navy, was also a computer scientist who invented COBOL, “the first user-friendly business computer software program”. She was also the first person to use to term “bug” to describe a glitch in a computer system, after finding an actual moth causing trouble in her computer.