Mary Winston Jackson (1921–2005) successfully overcame the barriers of segregation and gender bias to become a professional aerospace engineer and leader in ensuring equal opportunities for future generations.
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The NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C., has a new name: the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters. This is quite an honor for an amazing person.

“Mary W. Jackson was part of a group of very important women who helped NASA succeed in getting American astronauts into space. Mary never... Read more

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Elon Musk sends Tesla Roadster into space with latest SpaceX launch. Read more

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WASHINGTON - In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead, Arizona educators said they regularly grapple with the benefits and drawbacks of social media that gave students a firsthand account of the trauma, while empowering them to act. Read more

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The University of Arizona campus will once again be filled by the Tucson Festival of Books on March 10 and 11, this time the tail end of the University of Arizona's spring break.   Read more

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Arizona Senator Steve Farley attempts to pass a bill prohibiting texting while driving. Out of 47 states, Arizona is the last to cave in. Read more

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ASU and the UofA have named new head football coaches. Read more

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PHOENIX – When Jeri Williams took over as Phoenix police chief last year, she made it a point to address the tension between law enforcement and the community.

She noted the “conflicting relationship between some people of color and some members of law enforcement” and the high-profile... Read more

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Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians broke some news to his players in the locker room—he was retiring. Read more

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In a statement on Dec. 5, IOC President Thomas Bach called the Russian scheme “an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport.” Read more

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