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To mark International Day of Human Space Flight, we’ll be watching Hidden Figures adapted from

Hidden Figures (2016)

Based of the book Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

by Margot Lee Shetterly

Screeplay co-written by Allison Schroeder & Theodore Melfi

Directed by directed by Theodore Melfi

Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA – Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world…all while dealing with racial and gender.

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