Mississippi moonshot: Josephine Jue, Mississippi native, NASA mathematician, first Asian-American woman at NASA
Published 3:15 pm Friday, July 19, 2019
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.