Dr. Mae C. Jemison | Dr. Mae Jemison | Mae Carol Jemison
Did You Know?
I'm very aware of the fact that I'm not the first African-American woman who had the skills, the talent, the desire to be an astronaut. I happen to be the first one NASA selected.
While she was still a toddler, Mae moved to Chicago, Illinois. She considers Chicago her hometown because she grew up there.