First female astronaut

Learn about the incredible achievements of the first female astronaut and her groundbreaking journey into space. Discover the challenges she faced and be inspired by her determination to reach the stars.
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Astronaut Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to go into space with the U.S. space program, told a crowd of nearly 100 Friday evening that Star Trek inspired her."As a little girl growing up on the south side of Chicago in the ‘60s I always knew I was going to be in space," she said from the podium in Richard White lecture Hall.  Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, an African-American character from science fiction, encouraged her to literally reach for the stars. People, Black History, Black History Month, Black History Facts, African American History Month, African American Women, American Women, African, Legends

Astronaut Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to go into space with the U.S. space program, told a crowd of nearly 100 Friday evening that Star Trek inspired her."As a little girl growing up on the south side of Chicago in the ‘60s I always knew I was going to be in space," she said from the podium in Richard White lecture Hall. Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, an African-American character from science fiction, encouraged her to literally reach for the stars."We may not all want to go but…

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