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NASA's Hidden Computer Women

When NASA was formed in 1958, its prized pool of all-female "computers" desegregated. Until then, mathematicians of color -- including Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Katherine Johnson -- worked, ate and used the restroom in a separate facilities. Cristen and Caroline shed overdue light on Johnson and her brilliant West Computer teammates who helped launch America into space.

STEM Women Hall of Fame: The First Female Rocket Scientist

Stuff Mom Never Told You highlights the first female rocket scientist Mary Sherman Morgan. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.

When Kennedy announced the lunar missions, several women hoped to make the trip. The women of Mercury 13 excelled at physical testing yet weren't allowed to work at NASA. Why? Tune in as Molly and Cristen explore the lives and work of female astronauts.