The true, untold story of three of NASA’s most important African-American mathematicians.
Without three gifted mathematicians, America might not have put its first man into space in 1961. That they were also female and black in a country where racial segregation still had a sour normalcy, only adds piquancy to the story.
The uplifting biopic Hidden Figures tells their remarkable tale. Plucked from numeric drudgery to help meet a timetable accelerated by presidential decree, the determined trio overcome numerous obstacles to achieve amazing things.