First black female astronaut in space. Epps trip will be her first spaceflight as. First african american to walk in space sts 55 april 26 1993 sts 63 february 3 1995 7 winston e. Veteran of three spacewalks sts 72 january 11 1996 sts 87 november 19 1997 8 robert curbeam march 5 1962. In 1992 astronaut mae jemison became the first black woman in space. Nasa astronaut jeanette epps will make history next year when she becomes the first black female astronaut to be a crew member of the international space station the space agency announced on tuesday. She was a mission specialist on the shuttle endeavour where the mission was a joint event between the united states and japan. In 1992 astronaut mae jemison became the first black woman in space. Veteran of seven spacewalks sts 85 august 7 1997.
First black female astronaut in space Jemison became the first black woman astronaut in space in 1992.
First black female astronaut in space. Nasa astronaut jeanette epps will be making history in 2021 as the first black female astronaut to become a crew member on a mission to the international space station. On september 12 1992. Nasa astronaut jeanette epps looks set to be the first black woman to live on the international space station after being chosen for a 2021 mission.
She became the first black woman to travel into space when she served as a mission specialist aboard the space shuttle endeavour. Six african american astronauts have visited the space station during shuttle assembly flights but none have stayed aboard as. She also wants young girls to be reminded that science is all around them.
Jemison is an american astronaut and physician who on june 4 1987 became the first african american woman to be admitted into nasa s astronaut training program. Six african american astronauts have visited the space station during shuttle assembly flights but none have stayed aboard as. Scott august 6 1950.
First african american woman in space sts 47 september 12 1992 6 bernard a. Decades later she s encouraging girls of all ages and backgrounds to engage in stem education and is sharing insight on how to overcome obstacles. Mae jemison the first black woman in outer space fell in love with science at an early age.
Mae carol jemison born october 17 1956 is an american engineer physician and former nasa astronaut.