Hidden Figures (2016)

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Historical drama about an elite team of black female mathematicians working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) who overcame gender and racial barriers to rise to the top ranks of the organisation. The team that included Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson played a significant role in the success of John Glenn’s flight aboard Friendship 7, in which he became the first American to orbit the Earth.

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