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Mae C. Jemison, Astronaut (1956)

October 24, 2011 4 comments

Mae C. Jemison, Astronaut, Professor and  Entrepreneur (October 17, 1956- ), was the first African-American woman admitted into NASA’s astronaut training program.

On September 12, 1992, following one year of training, Dr. Jemison became the first African-American woman in space onboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on Mission STS-47. Read more…