Afro History Today in Afro History ! Dr. Mae Jemison becomes a NASA astronaut in 1987 ! She would eventually be the first Afro American woman in space. written by Marc Alexander June 5, 2020 Dr. Mae C. Jemison, First African-American Woman in Space – GPN-2004-00020 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Astronauts Dr. N. Jan Davis (left) and Dr. Mae C. Jemison (right) are mission specialists on board the STS-47 mission. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Today in Afro History ! Dr. Mae Jemison becomes a NASA astronaut in 1987 ! She would eventually be the first Afro American woman in space. was last modified: June 1st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays, ! Singer, Brian McKnight ! Olympic Medalist, John Carlos ! NFL player, Marques Colston ! NBA player, Marcus Thornton ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Olympic Gold Medalist, Tommie Smith ! Producer, “Jimmy Jam” Harris ! You may also like He's accused of running a sex cult... May 10, 2018 Trump Fires Back At New Claims Of... October 13, 2016 "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda announces arts fund... July 22, 2018 Peabo Bryson Gets Ready to 'Stand for... May 11, 2018 Charlie Wilson Rules Hot Gospel Songs &... April 13, 2018 Police apply for court order to ban... June 11, 2018 How did Trump’s Helsinki summit play with... July 22, 2018 Today in Afro History ! David Dinkins... November 7, 2019 Inspector General to probe FBI, DOJ handling... January 13, 2017 After The Storm: Funnel Cloud Spotted In... July 18, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.