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615 words, approx. 3 pages
Mae Carol Jemison 1956- African-American Astronaut Mae Jemison was the first black woman to fly in space. Her flight reinforced the inclusion of minorities as professionals in the National Aeronautics... Read more
730 words, approx. 3 pages
Jemison, Mae C. (1956- ) American astronaut Mae C. Jemison had received two undergraduate degrees and a medical degree, had served two years as a Peace Corps medical officer in West Africa, and was se... Read more
1,912 words, approx. 7 pages
Mae Jemison Born October 17, 1956 (Decatur, Alabama) American astronaut, physician Mae Jemison went into space in 1992 aboard the space shuttle Endeavour. (A space shuttle is a craft that transports p... Read more
1,118 words, approx. 4 pages
Mae Jemison Born October 17, 1956, Decatur, Alabama When the National Space and Aeronautics Administration’s space shuttle Endeavour was launched on September 12, 1992, Mae Jemison—one o... Read more