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September 12, 1992

“We are all tasked to balance and optimize ourselves.” Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae Jemison becomes the first black woman in space on board the Space Shuttle Endeavour.

Mae Carol Jemison is an American engineer, 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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