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2014-10-15 16:29:56

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and NASA Astronaut Mae Jemison Join Bayer and Newark Eighth Graders in Hands-on Science Experiments at Students 2 Science WHIPPANY, N.J., Oct.

2014-07-09 16:28:05

NASA Astronaut Mae Jemison Joins PAL Summer Campers, Conducts Science Experiments in Grand Central Terminal During Bayer's Science For A Better Life Exhibit NEW YORK, July 9, 2014

2014-04-08 08:31:58

Houston Astronaut and Nationally Renowned Innovation and Science Education Expert Dr. Mae C.

Will We Ever Make It To Outer Space?
2012-06-25 05:34:07

There was a lot of talk this weekend in Santa Clara, California about not only the possibility of taking trips to outer space, but how we might get there as well.

Former Astronaut Wins Contract For Interstellar Travel Research
2012-01-06 12:30:23

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has chosen a former NASA astronaut to lead a foundation designed to advance space travel.

2011-01-25 14:25:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines C. R. Smith Museum hosts a "Celebration of 100 Years of Black Aviation" with special presentations by Donald E. "Don" Elder, an original member of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, and C. B. Rice, a historian and author. The Jan.

2010-03-22 17:50:17

Significant numbers of today's women and underrepresented minority chemists and chemical engineers (40 percent) say they were discouraged from pursuing a STEM career (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) at some point in their lives, according to a new Bayer Corporation survey.

2010-02-12 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily Black History Month feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13: MAE JEMISON Profile America for the 13th day of Black History Month.


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Mae Jemison
2012-10-22 10:57:36

Mae Jemison is an American physician, NASA astronaut, and was the first black woman to travel to space. She was born Mae Carol Jemison on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was younger, and she assumed that spaceflight would become a common travel for civilians by the time she was an adult. She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and Nichelle Nichols. She graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1973 at age sixteen. She immediately entered...

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