Black History Facts Mae C. Jemison-1st African-American female astronaut

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Mae C. Jemison (1956-)

This Black History Month fact is in honor of Dr. Mae C. Jemison who is a Doctor, Scientist and Astronaut She became the first African-American female astronaut on June 4th 1987 and then in September of 1992, she flew into space aboard the Endeavour along with six others and became the first African-American woman in space!

Check out more of her amazing story below

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