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Astronaut Mae Jemison

by Lassieur, Allison,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Children's Biography J B JEMISON
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Biography
 
Call Number  J B JEMISON
 
 
Summary

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.

Contents
Pus and Star Trek
Dancing, with science
Traveling to space
Bringing science to Earth
Timeline.

Additional Information
Series STEM trailblazer bios.
Subjects Jemison, Mae, -- 1956- -- 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
Language English
Description 40 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781512407914
1512407917
9781512413113
1512413119
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