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NASA fellowship named for UU astronomer

Known as “Mother of the Hubble,” Nancy Grace Roman hopes to inspire girls to pursue careers in science.

Donald E. Skinner | 10/17/2011 | Spring 2012
NASA astronomer Nancy Grace Roman with a satellite model in 1961

Dr. Nancy Grace Roman, with a model of the Goddard Space Flight Center’s Orbiting Solar Observatory, in 1961. (© NASA)