Mary Sherman Morgan (November 1921 – August was a U. rocket fuel scientist credited with the invention of the liquid fuel Hydyne in which powered the Jupiter-C rocket that boosted the United States' first satellite, Explorer
Katherine Johnson (born iAfrican-American physicist, space scientist, and mathematician who contributed to America's aeronautics and space programs with the early application of digital electronic computers at NASA. Known for accuracy in computerize
First Hispanic Female In Space ~ April 1993 ~ Dr. Ellen Ochoa (born boarded the space shuttle Discovery to become the first Hispanic female to go to space. She since has become the first Hispanic and second female director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin –Chemist Advanced the technique of X-ray Crystallography, and used it to determine the structures of penicillin, Vitamin and insulin. She was the second woman behind Marie Curie to win an unshared Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
engineeringhistory:Annie Easley on the cover of NASA’s Science and Engineering Newsletter, circa Easley’s career at NASA spanned 34 years, where she developed computer programs related to alternative energy solutions, including wind and solar.
Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes. // 10 most famous women in history