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Meet The New Deputy Director At NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Vanessa Wyche

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On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Vanessa Wyche, deputy director at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. In August 2018, she made history when she was appointed the first African American deputy director of the Johnson Space Center.

Wyche talks about becoming an engineer, her passion for science, growing up in South Carolina, mentoring minorities, and her new position.