Mae Jemison

Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-47) onboard photo of Astronaut Mae Jemison working in Spacelab-J module. Jemison is an American physician and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000098" title="NASA" href="/topic/science-technology/space-programs/nasa-ORGOV000098.topic">NASA</a> 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.
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( NASA, Handout / October 22, 1992 )

Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-47) onboard photo of Astronaut Mae Jemison working in Spacelab-J module. Jemison is an American 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.

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