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.


Dr. Mae In The News

[Fast Company] The First Black Woman In Space Wants To Take Us Beyond Our Solar System

By Jessica Leber February 16, 2016 SOURCE: Fast Company Mae Jemison was 12-years-old when American

[Scientific American] Celebrating My Sheros: Dr. Mae Jemison

  By DNLee March 25, 2012 SOURCE: Scientific American If you happened to read my Celebrating