NASA Names Headquarters After Its First Black Female Engineer, Mary Jackson

By Allyson Waller for The New York Times NASA announced on Wednesday that it would name its Washington, D.C., headquarters after Mary Jackson, the organization’s first black female engineer and a pivotal player in helping U.S. astronauts reach space. Jim Bridenstine, the administrator of NASA, said the agency would continue to honor those whose histories have long been overlooked. “Today…