Mae Jemison

founder of Dorothy Jemison Foundation

Mae Jemison appears in the following:

Interstellar Travel Please

Friday, October 05, 2012

Mae Jemison, the former NASA astronaut and the first African American woman in space, is also a physician, engineer, dancer, Star Trek guest actor, and currently the leader of the DARPA-NASA project called 100 Year Starship. She talks about her efforts toward interstellar space travel. 

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Mae Jemison's Quest to Take us All into Space

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Few on our planet know what it might take to launch civilians into space, and Mae Jemison is one of them. Jemison famously became the first black woman to travel in space when she boarded the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992. Today, she’s helped found the Dorothy Jemison Foundation, an organization dedicated to creating a space program for civilians within the next 100 years.