The computer scientist Annie Easley died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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One of the developers of the computer code for NASA’s Centaur rocket stage, she was among the first African-American computer and rocket scientists.
The daughter of Willie Sims and Bud McCrory, she grew up in pre-Civil Rights Movement Birmingham, Alabama, and later settled in Cleveland, Ohio.