lunes, 28 de noviembre de 2016
Inspiration is everywhere if you look for.
YES! Margaret Hamilton, whose handwritten code saved the moon landing in 1969🚀, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom today by Barack Obama at the White House.
Her code helped in prioritising the importance task to perform first.
She was one of many forgotten and over-looked women in the scientific community, but articles in recent years and social media support have (thankfully) made her name mainstream. She rocked NASA & coined the term "software engineering".
In first picture she is standing next to the navigation software that she and her MIT team produced for the Apollo project.