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Meet Dr. Mae

Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison is a leading voice for science, social responsibility and education. Now, she’s paving the way for human interstellar travel.

Audacious and pioneering, polymath Dr. Mae Jemison is at the forefront of integrating the physical and social sciences with art and culture to solve problems and foster innovation. Jemison leads 100 Year Starship®, a global initiative seed funded through a competitive grant from DARPA to ensure the capabilities for human travel to another star within the next 100 years while transforming life on Earth.

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Dr. Mae In The News

NASA Launches the Galaxy’s Most Glorious Space Database

Now you can easily peruse more than 140,000 of the agency’s photos, videos and visualizations Beh

Why Women Weren’t Allowed to Be Astronauts

Critics had plenty of reasons for wanting to disqualify women from spaceflight in its early stage

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