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Mars trip ‘can only be understood through Black Americans', NASA tweets, celebrating renaming of HQ building

1 month ago   |   By RT

The US space agency has renamed its DC headquarters after NASA's first black female engineer Mary Jackson, celebrating with a poem about “going to Mars” even as the agency delayed the planned return to the moon.
Long merely called “NASA Headquarters,” the Washington, DC building was officially renamed in honor of Jackson on Friday. She became the space agency's first black female engineer in 1958, seven years after joining its predecessor the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics .
“The trip to Mars can only be understood through Black Americans.” - Poet and educator Nikki Giovanni...
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NASA names DC HQ for ‘Hidden Figures' engineer

NASA names DC HQ for ‘Hidden Figures' engineer

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

NASA on Friday named its Washington headquarters after Mary W. Jackson, the space agency's first African American female engineer whose story was portrayed in the popular film "Hidden Figures." Jackson started her NASA career in 1951 as part of a...
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Sheriff and his beloved Chihuahua K9 die on same day, will be buried together

Sheriff and his beloved Chihuahua K9 die on same day, will be buried together

A retired Ohio sheriff and his tiny, crime-fighting, K-9 partner will be buried together after dying on the same day. Former Geauga County Sheriff Dan McClelland, 67, and... Read more ...

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The names of the 8 victims murdered in the Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting

The names of the 8 victims murdered in the Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting

INDIANAPOLIS - The names of the eight victims killed in Thursday's mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility were released Friday evening. Indianapolis Police Deputy... Read more ...

Weather: Cooler By The Lake

Weather: Cooler By The Lake

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‘Marxist' BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors defends real estate holdings

‘Marxist' BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors defends real estate holdings

“Marxist” Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors tearfully defended her $3.2 million real estate empire, insisting she didn't use a penny of BLM donations on... Read more ...

Jets getting Zach Wilson wide receiver help in NFL Draft may have to wait

Jets getting Zach Wilson wide receiver help in NFL Draft may have to wait

As part of The Post's 2021 NFL Draft preview, we examine what the Jets might do at each position. Friday: Wide receiver. This is a fascinating position for the Jets. The... Read more ...

Bears sign receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year deal

Bears sign receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year deal

LAKE FOREST - Once again, the priority for the Bears this offseason is to collect new offensive players that will finally get the unit going under head coach Matt Nagy. On... Read more ...

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of 'suicide...

FBI interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year after mother warned of 'suicide by cop' intentions

INDIANAPOLIS - The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police... Read more ...

Biden appears to cave on 15K refugee cap under pressure from left, Democrats

Biden appears to cave on 15K refugee cap under pressure from left, Democrats

Just hours after President Joe Biden signed an executive order that would retain the Trump administration's 15,000 person cap on refugee admissions Friday, the White House... Read more ...

Plymouth's Fourth of July parade, fireworks canceled again

Plymouth's Fourth of July parade, fireworks canceled again

For a second year in a row, the Massachusetts town considered to be the birthplace of America won't hold its annual Fourth of July parade and fireworks show. Read more ...