Janelle Monae Lands Role In NASA Drama ‘Hidden Figures’

Janelle Monae is taking her talents to the big screen. The ‘Yoga’ singer has recently landed a role in the upcoming film, ‘Hidden Figures.’ The film is based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s upcoming book Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race. Shetterly tells the story of a group of Black women who gave NASA crucial mathematical data needed to launch the space program’s Friendship 7 mission, which lead to John Glenn becoming the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth in 1962. Janelle Monae will star alongside, ‘Empire’ star Tarji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer. Reports confirm, Henson will play mathematician Katherine Henson, while Monae and Spencer will play her colleagues Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughn. The film is set for release January 13, 2017 and it will be airing on Fox 2000. Click the gallery for more.

Boss Moves: Taraji P. Henson To Star In NASA Movie

It looks like actress Taraji P. Henson has a new huge projects in the works. She has been casted to play the role of Katherine Johnson, a math genius that helped NASA out with one of their biggest missions to date – launching John Glenn into space. The movie, which is called Hidden Figures, is based off of the book Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race.

Ex-Nasa Officer Arrested After Showing Up To Job Interview With A Loaded Gun

Corey Curley was let go from his job interview at The Federal Reserve Bank in Manhattan for showing up with a loaded gun. Why would you even need a gun period at a job interview? This man is actually known for having questionable behavior.

B.o.B. Announces “NASA” Mixtape

Possibly [?], with title inspiration from the recently launched missiles in California, B.o.B. announces his upcoming mixtape, NASA. It’s “coming very very very very soon,” he expresses. Find out more down bottom.

Halloween Asteroid Will Closely Pass Earth

An asteroid the size of a football field will fly past Earth on Halloween. Scientists only discovered this about ten days ago. Hit the jump to find out what the level of danger really is, and who will be able to see this asteroid.

NASA Discovers “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”

“Today, Earth is a little less lonely,” Kepler researcher Jon Jenkins said. According to NASA, the Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”. This discovery is the first Earth-sized planet to be found in a habitable region of a star similar to our own. According to Jenkins, The newly discovered planet had “substantial opportunity for life to arise” Read more below.

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