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, 2021 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: May 3rd, 2021 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 Weather-battered St Thomas communities left reeling November 14, 2020 Report: No mural of Winston at Bucs’... July 23, 2018 CCJ declares Guyana’s cross-dressing law unconstitutional November 14, 2018 Does Rap Culture Literally Hurt Black People? June 20, 2018 Cavs open as favorite to reach Finals... May 10, 2018 QB Freeman leaves CFL’s Alouettes, retires May 26, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Al Jarreau... March 12, 2021 Man wrongly named a suspect in Dallas... July 12, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Prince !... June 7, 2021 Over 70,000 “Amy’s Kitchen” products recalled over... March 24, 2015 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.