Mae C. Jemison: Engineer, NASA Astronaut, and First Black Woman to Travel Into Space
Mae Carol Jemison is an American engineer, physician, and former NASA astronaut — the first black woman to travel into space. Here’s a celebration and exploration of Jemison’s career from the UK Science Museum:
Mae C. Jemison, engineer and former NASA astronaut who was the first black woman to travel into space.
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