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Astronaut Mae Jemison

Author: Allison Lassieur
Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2017] ©2017
Series: STEM trailblazer bios.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female NASA astronaut. Jemison became a medical doctor before applying for NASA's Space Shuttle program. Then, in 1992, she blasted off on the shuttle Endeavour and conducted scientific experiments to test the effects of space on human  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lassieur, Allison.
Astronaut Mae Jemison.
Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, 2017
(DLC) 2016000098
Named Person: Mae Jemison; Mae Jemison; Mae Jemison
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allison Lassieur
ISBN: 9781512407914 1512407917 9781512413113 1512413119
OCLC Number: 933596246
Description: 40 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Pus and Star Trek --
Dancing, with science --
Traveling to space --
Bringing science to Earth --
Timeline.
Series Title: STEM trailblazer bios.
Responsibility: Allison Lassieur.

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While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female NASA astronaut. Jemison became a medical doctor before applying for NASA's Space Shuttle program. Then, in 1992, she blasted off on the shuttle Endeavour and conducted scientific experiments to test the effects of space on human bone cells. Jemison has dedicated her life to science education and to finding ways to use technology to help communities around the world. Find out how Jemison's passion for science led to her many impressive achievements.

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