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Mary Jackson began working at NASA at the segregated West Area Computing division at Langley Research Center as a human computer in the 1950s. A few years later, Jackson decided to persue a career in engineering and after taking night classes in math and physics, she became an aerospace engineer in 1958 and made history as NASA's first black female engineer. She's pictured here hard at work in 1980.