“The Space Race helped to break-
This true story Hidden Figures is about the African American’s who were the background staff that actually helped in the Space Race of the 1960’s between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), or better known today as the Russian Federation.
The American segregation laws that had existed were suppressive policies to prevent African-
While most people can look beyond race, culture, creed and religion the American segregation laws were very useful to repress African-
However a handful of African-
Hidden Figures centres on a handful of African-
As the film moves on and things get settled we see Al Harrison (Kevin Costner) who was the Director of the Space Task Group, who oversaw the development of getting American rockets into space.
The film depicts Al Harrison to be a man that doesn’t necessarily care who delivers the goods, just as long as the goods are delivered, hence his small but significant step in breaking-
The three main characters that Hidden Figures is about are played with warmth and charisma by -
Katherine Globe Johnson was a Physicist and Mathematician that worked on the Project Mercury mission. Her work consisted of calculations of trajectories, launch windows and emergency back-
Dorothy Vaughan was a Mathematician and Human Computer and later on supervised a group at the West Area Computers facility at NASA.
Mary Jackson was a Mathematician and Aerospace Engineer who ended-
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