Mississippi moonshot: Josephine Jue, Mississippi native, NASA mathematician, first Asian-American woman at NASA
Born in Vance, Mississippi, Josephine Jue began working at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston in 1963 as a mathematician.
Jue also worked as a compiler for Space Shuttle projects as well.
She was the very first Asian-American woman to work for NASA. She held numerous positions with NASA through her career.
Mississippi moonshot: Bill Moon, son of Chinese immigrants who worked at Mission Control Center during Apollo
Cleveland, Mississippi, native William “Bill” Moon was reportedly the only Chinese-American inside the Mission Control Center in Houston during the... read more