What Lady Would Take Mathematics Instead of Latin? The Future Mother of Hubble

Dr. Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first Chief of Astronomy, is shown at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, in approximately 1972. By NASA/ESA , CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=88649875

Welcome back to Day 2 World Space Week everyone! If you haven’t already, you can check out my post from yesterday on Caroline Herschel below.

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