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Melba Roy headed the group of NASA mathematicians, known as "computers," who tracked the Echo satellites. Roy's computations helped produce the orbital element timetables by which millions could view the satellite from Earth as it passed overhead.

https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/melba-roy-computer-at-nasa-goddard

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melba_Roy_Mouton