Monday, October 17, 2016
Happy birthday, Dr. Mae Jemison!
Dr. Mae Carol Jemison, star of
Star Trek: The Next Generation
, was born October 17, 1956! She played Lt. Palmer, a transporter technician in the episode
Oh, yeah, she was also the first female African-American in space, on the Space Shuttle Endeavor, September 12, 1992. It was her only space flight since she retired from NASA in 1993.
Mae C. Jemison
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