Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Meet NASA Engineer Dr. Christine Mann Darden

Banner featuring images of Dr. Christine Darden through the years.  Text: Dr. Christine Darden- A hidden figure and NASA aeronautical engineer.  A Black History Month Celebration presented by Rio Salado College.  Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

Join us for a tribute to the acclaimed NASA engineer Dr. Christine Mann Darden– and an engaging conversation about science, Black history and how the power of innovation and determination can change the world.

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**Limited seating, available on a first-come, first served basis. Reservations required. Please register by Feb. 7, 2019. Only 250 total seats so you'll need to act fast!

Dr. Darden began her career with NASA in 1967 alongside other pioneering black women, as portrayed in the book, Hidden Figures, which inspired the blockbuster movie. She would go on to serve NASA for 40 years as a mathematician, data analyst, aeronautical engineer, and one of the world’s leading experts in sonic boom prediction, sonic boom minimization, and supersonic wing design.

Event flier.  Text in blog.  Rio Salado College Honors 
Dr. Christine Mann Darden 
A Black History Month Celebration
When: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019
Where: Rio Salado Conference Center
2323 W. 14th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Time: 4 – 5:30 p.m.

For event questions and special accommodations, please contact Richard Cuprak at or 480.517.8071.