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

After Making History In Space, Mae Jemison Works To Prime Future Scientists

February 22, 20176:03 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Mae Jemison addresses congressional

Mirrors for My Daughter’s Bookshelf

By: Sara Ackerman Feb. 3, 2017 Picture by: Giselle Potter While fixing my 4-year-old daughter’