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  1. Mae C. Jemison Robyn D.

  2. Birth of Mae C. Jemison She was born on October 17th 1956 in Decatur, Alabama.

  3. Mae C. Jemison’s Parents • Her father’s name was Charlie Jemison. • Her mother’s name was Dorothy Green Jemison. • Her father was a roofer and a carpenter. • Her mother was an elementary school teacher.

  4. Mae C. Jemison’s Accomplishments • She was the first African American to ever go into space. • She was also an astronaut and a physician.

  5. Mae C. Jemison’s Appearance • She is African American. • She has black hair and dark brown eyes.

  6. Mae C Jemison’s Age • Mae Carol Jemison would be 57 years old if she were still living.

  7. Mae C. Jemison’s Achievements • In 1998 Mae Carol Jemison won the Essence Science and Technology Award. • Also, in 1992 she received the Ebony Black Achievement Award.

  8. Mae C. Jemison’s Family • She was never married, so she did not have a husband. • She did not have children.

  9. Fun Facts About Mae C. Jemison • On the date of March 1993, Jemison resigned from the astronaut program. • In a space craft, she did the first experiment that fertilized frog eggs in space. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

  10. More Fun Facts About Mae C. Jemison • She was a high school graduate at the age of 16 at Stanford University. • After she graduated medical school, from Cornell University in 1981, she joined the Peace Corps and served from 1983-1985 in West Africa. • Quotes: ‘‘I’d love to go I into space again if there were a mission to Mars.’’