This pioneer always loved to count. As a little girl, she remembered counting everything she could, and it didn’t slip her father’s attention, who moved their family so Katherine could get an advanced education. And for good reason: this pioneer graduated high school at 14 and had a college degree by 18. Even with the advent of electronic computers, astronauts like John Glenn trusted the work of this human computer to sign-off on his missions. Her love for counting forever changed our relationship with the sky. Share now to show the world what a scientist really looks like!