Dr. Julian Manly Earls

Dr. Julian Manly Earls is NASA’s first Black section head, first black office chief, first black division chief, and first black deputy director.

Col. Guion Bluford, Jr.

Col. Guion Bluford, Jr. is a U.S. Air Force pilot and fighter, aerospace engineer, and astronaut.

Mrs. Mary Jackson

Mrs. Mary Jackson was one of the first Black “computers” of the West Area Computing Unit of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor to NASA.