Katherine Johnson

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking #

1461635-000, A-2021-02210

1461635-000

Est. Completion None
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Awaiting Appeal

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From: Emma North-Best


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Files, memos, emails and other records mentioning or describing Katherine Johnson (born Creola Katherine Coleman; August 26, 1918 – February 24, 2020), also known as Katherine Goble, who was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Emma Best

  • Local20hero2C20NASA20mathematician20Katherine20Johnson20dies20at20101.pdf

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Emma North-Best

I am appealing the integrity of the search in its entirety.

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Office of Information Policy has received your FOIA Appeal.  Please see the attached acknowledgment letter.

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