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8 Extraordinary Women That Conquered Space

Schuyler J. Dievendorf | 18 Jun 2014 13:38
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Mae Jemison became the first African-American woman in space in 1992 when she went into orbit aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour. After her departure from NASA in 1993 she was a professor of Environmental Studies at Dartmouth College, and then went on to become a professor at Cornell University.

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