Susan Finley: NASA Engineer for Half a Century

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Susan Finley
Susan G. Finley, whose career with NASA spans more than five decades, will monitor signals from the explorer Juno on the Fourth of July, when it is expected to reach Jupiter.

“I don’t have a degree,” said the 79-year-old woman who was one of NASA’s first female engineers. “I think I’m kind of smart, maybe… I just hate school. I love work.”

  • Miranda Goldstine

    Have you ever thought about doing a focus on the female programmers of the ENIAC? My paternal grandmother and grandfather worked on the program together; actually my grandpa was one of the inventors