Aprille Ericsson-Jackson: Engineering the Future of Aerospace

Thank you all for celebrating Black History Month with us this year! Dr. Aprille Ericsson-Jackson broke down barriers, shattered glass ceilings, and inspired countless individuals through her groundbreaking work and unwavering dedication. Part 8: Aprille Ericsson-Jackson: Engineering the Future of Aerospace Dr. Aprille Ericsson-Jackson, born on February 11, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York, embarked on… Read more »

George Carruthers: Illuminating the Skies with Science

We are delighted to shine a spotlight on the remarkable achievements of George Carruthers, an astrophysicist whose groundbreaking work in space exploration was critical to the success of the Apollo program and our understanding of the cosmos. Born on October 1, 1939, in Cincinnati, Ohio, George Carruthers was fascinated with science and the stars. His… Read more »

The Visionary Behind the IBM PC: Mark E. Dean

In honor of Black History Month, we would like to celebrate the remarkable contributions of Mark E. Dean, a trailblazing computer engineer who played a pivotal role in shaping the technology landscape we know today. Mark Dean was born on March 2, 1957, in Jefferson City, Tennessee, and grew up passionate about mathematics and technology…. Read more »

Mae Jemison – The first African American woman astronaut.

In honor of Black History Month, we are embarking on a journey through time and space to celebrate the remarkable contributions of individuals who have left an indelible mark on the world of aerospace and defense. Throughout this series of blogs, we will introduce you to some extraordinary figures whose achievements have shaped the landscape… Read more »