Dr. Mae C. Jemison broke more than the sound barrier in 1992 when she climbed aboard the space shuttle Endeavour and became the first woman of color to travel into space. She was also NASA’s first Science Mission Specialist performing experiments in material science, life science and human adaptation to weightlessness.
Dr. Jemison also holds the following list of accomplishments:
- First African American Woman in Space
- Founder and President, the Jemison Group and BioSentient Corp, Two Medical Technology Companies
- Currently Leading 100 Year Starship to assure human interstellar space travel to another star within the next century
- Inductee National Women’s Hall of Fame and
- International Space Hall of Fame
Dr. Jemison will attend SVCC on Saturday, where she will give a keynote and sign autographs. Click here to purchase an autograph.