Astronaut Mae Jemison
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female NASA astronaut.
Jemison became a medical doctor before applying for NASA's Space Shuttle program. Then, in 1992, she blasted off on the shuttle Endeavour and conducted scientific experiments to test the effects of space on human bone cells. Jemison has dedicated her life to science education and to finding ways to use technology to help communities around the world. Find out how Jemison's passion for science led to her many impressive achievements.
ContentsPus and Star Trek
Dancing, with science
Traveling to space
Bringing science to Earth
|Series||STEM trailblazer bios.|
-- Juvenile literature.
African American women astronauts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Illustrated children's books.
|Publisher|| Minneapolis :2017
40 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.