Mae Carol Jemison

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is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992.

Mae Carol Jemison

Mae Carol Jemison

is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992.

 
Born: October 17, 1956 (age 61), Decatur, AL
Space missions: STS-47
Education: Cornell University (1981), Stanford University (1977), Morgan Park High School (1973)
Awards: Elizabeth Blackwell Medal
Siblings: Charles Jemison, Ada Jemison Bullock
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