- 08/02/2019 at 4:08 am #1574767EduGorillaKeymasterSelect Question Language :
Direction: In the passage given below there are 8 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Even blank has four alternative words given in options (A), (B), (C) and (D). You have to tell which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark (E) as your answer if the work given in bold after the blank is your answer i.e. “No change required”.
Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is an African-American mathematician who __(70)__ (make) contributions to the United States’ aeronautics and space programs with the early application of digital electronic computers at NASA. __(71)__ (Know) for accuracy in computerized celestial navigation, she conducted __(72)__ (tech) work at NASA and its predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), spanning 35 years. During this time, she calculated the __(73)__ (trajectory), launch windows, and emergency back-up return paths for many flights from Project Mercury, including the early NASA missions of Alan Shepard and John Glenn, and the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the Moon, through the Space Shuttle program. Her calculations were critical to the __(74)__ (success) of these missions. Johnson also __(75)__ (perform) calculations for the plans for a mission to Mars. Johnson decided on a career as a research mathematician, __(76)__ (although) this was a difficult field for African Americans and women to enter. The first jobs she found were in teaching. It was not until 1952, at a family gathering, __(77)__ (that) a relative mentioned that the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was hiring mathematicians.
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