Computing

Mrs. Melba Roy Mouton

Mrs. Melba Roy Mouton led the mathematicians (known as “computers”) who tracked NASA Echo Satellites.

Mrs. Dorothy Vaughan

Mrs. Dorothy Vaughan was the first Black supervisor (leading the all-Black, segregated West Area Computing Unit) at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor to NASA.

Dr. Clay Gloster

Dr. Clay Gloster currently is the Interim Vice Provost for Research, Graduate Programs and Extended Learning, and Dean of the Graduate College at North Carolina A&T State University.

Harriett G. Jenkins

Mrs. Harriett G. Jenkins served as the assistant administrator for equal opportunity programs at NASA.