Portrait of Evelyn Granville
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Evelyn Granville

Evelyn Granville is an American mathematician who was born in 1924. She was one of the first black women in the United States to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics.

She has made many contributions to NASA's Space Shuttle program. She worked as a mathematical analyst for Space Technology Laboratories. She studies rocket trajectories.


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