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, 2023 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 1st, 2023 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 Latest death shines light on Rocky Mountain... July 12, 2018 Premiere: R&B Novice Mitch Gives Fans A... March 27, 2018 FIGFest 2018: Poolside with Mallrat May 31, 2018 All-4-One in Beijing: Renowned R&B Pop group... July 9, 2018 Body Found In Topanga State Park July 17, 2018 [MV & Album Review] Samuel – 'ONE' April 1, 2018 Toronto Rapper Smoke Dawg Reportedly Killed in... July 1, 2018 First Look: Here Are The Freshest New... July 17, 2018 Two of R. Kelly's accusers detail alleged... May 8, 2018 Bears HC Nagy attends funeral for rescue... June 6, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.