Black History Month spot-lights a Black woman named Mae C. Jemison for being a physician and the first female Black astronaut.
Jemison was an honor student throughout high school and was granted the National Achievement Scholarship.
Jemison utilized her scholarship to navigate through a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering at Stanford University. Thereafter, she continued her education in pursuit of a medical degree that she obtained at Cornell University.
Dr. Jemison expanded her medical services globally working at refugee camps in Thailand, researching and investigating in Cuba and Kenya, teaching and researching in Liberia along with serving as a Peace Corps medical officer at Sierra Leone before she decided to "reach for the stars."
Dr. Jemison made a drastic career change taking on training at NASA to be an astronaut.
After training at NASA, Dr. Jemison became the Science Mission Specialist conducting experiments in outer-space while in orbit.
The experiments conducted in one trip were relative to human weightlessness and motion sickness while in outer space whereby such developments would define ones locomotive potential along with potential activities while in outer space.
Dr. Jemison launched the "Jemison Group" a company that researches and develops advanced technology.
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