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    "Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations… If you adopt their attitudes, then the possibility won’t exist because you’ll have already shut it out… You can hear other people’s wisdom, but you’ve got to re-evaluate the world for yourself." – Mae Jemison

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      #TBT to this #Icon, #MaeJemison!!! The first African American female Astronaut in space on this day in #1992. #salute #changethegame #BeGrea...

    • Teach For America

      Black women making their mark in space and science (SLIDESHOW) - Mae Jemison PH.D (pictured here) was the first African American woman in space.

    • Andrew Murray

      Today in Black History, 9/12/2013 - Mae Carol Jemison became the first African American woman to travel in space when she traveled aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor. #space #astronaut

    • VOICES PAC Wisconsin

      Dr. Mae Jemison, physician, professor, astronaut. Dr. Jemison became the first African American woman in space when she thrust into orbit on the shuttle Endeavour in 1992.

    • SD Air and Space Museum

      October 17, 1956: Mae Jemison, American astronaut, was born. Dr. Jemison became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992.

    • Carol Mullins

      Mae Jemison Mae Carol Jemison (born October 17, 1956) is an American physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space

    • Jessy Lance

      Mae Jemison (1956 - ). Physician and NASA astronaut. She was selected from the Peace Corps and became the first African American woman in space on Space Shuttle Endeavour STS-47. She also appeared in Star Trek: TNG series.

    • Kim

      Astronaut Mae Jemison, First African American Woman in Space as Sts 47 Endeavour Mission Specialist

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