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Mae C. Jemison (October 17, 1956 - ) was the _____________________________ African-American woman in space. Dr. Jemison is a medical _____________________________ and a surgeon, with engineering experience. She was accepted into _____________________________ astronaut program in 1987. She _____________________________ on the Space Shuttle Endeavor (STS-47, Spacelab-J) as the Mission Specialist; the mission lifted off on September 12, 1992, and landed on _____________________________ 20, 1992.

Jemison was born in Decatur, _____________________________, and was the youngest of three children. In 1977, she graduated from Stanford _____________________________ with degrees in chemical engineering and Afro-American studies. She received a _____________________________ degree in 1981 from Cornell University. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) selected Jemison for _____________________________ training in _____________________________.

In addition to her native _____________________________, Dr. Jemison speaks fluent Russian, Japanese, and _____________________________. Jemison appeared on an episode of the TV _____________________________ "Star _____________________________: The Next Generation" in 1993. Dr. Jemison founded the International Science _____________________________ in Chicago in 1994, a program designed to interest children in science and space.

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