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Hidden Figures Quotes by Margot Lee Shetterly(page 4 of 5)

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Henson crossed gender, racial, and societal lines in a time where African-American women were considered second class citizens. With a story like this, you know Hidden Figures has to be chocked full of leadership lessons.

18 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Hidden Figures

Entering the derby was tantamount to believing you had a shot at victory, as much or more or the parents as for the racer. The electrified fence of segregation and the centuries of socks it delivered so effectively circumscribed the lives of American blacks that even after the current was turned off, the idea of climbing the fence inspired dread. The speed of sound, about miles per hour at sea level in dry air at 59 degrees Fahrenheit, varied depending on temperature, altitude, and humidity. It was long thought to be a physical limit on the maximum speed of an object moving through the air. As an airplane flying at sea level in dry air approached Mach 1, or percent of the local speed of sound, air molecules in front of the flying plane piled up and compressed, forming a shock wave, the same phenomenon that caused the noise associated with the crack of a bull whip or the firing of a bullet. But on October 14, , pilot Chuck Yeager, flying over the Mojave Desert in an NACA-developed experimental research plane called the Bell X-1, pierced the sound barrier for the first time in history, a fact that was corroborated by the female computers on the ground The letter C identified a cargo plane like the Douglas C Skytrain, built to transport military goods and troops and, eventually, commercial passengers.

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Hidden Figures movie quotes provide the dialogue for the film about the brilliant female African-American mathematicians who helped NASA and the mission for the first American man orbiting Earth. The biographical drama, which was based on true events, was adapted into a screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi based off of the book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly.

Sign in. Mary Jackson : I plan on being an engineer at NASA, but I can't do that without taking them classes at that all-white high school, and I can't change the color of my skin. So I have no choice, but to be the first, which I can't do without you, sir. Your honor, out of all the cases you gon hear today, which one is gon matter hundred years from now? Which one is gon make you the first?

Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. Be the first to learn about new releases! Follow Author. Not a morning dawned that she didn't wake up eager to get to the office. The passion that she had for her job was a gift, one that few people ever experienced. Now the taxi turned right, spiriting her off in the opposite direction. Even though teaching was still the best option available, there were now more career choices.

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