Former astronaut wants you to help make a brighter future

Mae Jemison: Rocket science is not just for rocket scientists and billionaires


There are some people who are so accomplished in many areas of life that they can appear intimidating to the rest of us. Mae Jemison has already achieved enough to fill a dozen lives but is friendly, engaging and wants everyone to be included in making a better world.

Born in Alabama to a maintenance supervisor and school teacher, Jemison trained as a medical doctor, served in the Peace Corps and then joined NASA, becoming the first African-American woman in space, as part of the space shuttl...


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