HIDDEN FIGURES--Movie--(PG)--Based on the unbelievably true life stories of three women. At NASA during the US space race against Russia to put a man in space, the untapped talent was found in a group of African- American female mathematicians that served as the brains ie. "computers," behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. We follow these women as they work in the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit and guaranteeing his safe return. Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer), Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae), and Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes. While living with the racial prejudice in place at NASA in Langley, VI.