Students inspired by ‘Hidden Figures’ NASA mathematician work to make history in space

Group of students in Charlotte works to make history in space

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A group of students in Charlotte is trying to make history in space.

The Victory Christian Center School’s rocket team is getting ready for the national competition in May. If the students win, they will head to Great Britain for internationals.

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“We just need to see ourselves, our abilities and that only. Nothing about race, nothing about gender. Just focus on what we’re able to do," said team member Michelle Cartwright.

>>> In the video at the top of the page, the students told Channel 9′s Glenn Counts who’s inspiring them to achieve international greatness.

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