Mae Jemison Fights for Diversity in Space and in the Classroom

On Sept. 12, 1992, Dr. Mae Jemison became the first Black woman to travel into space. On the 27th anniversary of that stellar achievement, we are reposting this September 2012 article.

[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

We are revisiting this article about the first Black female astronaut, Mae Jemison, on the 36th anniversary of the day the first African-American astronaut, Guion S. Bluford Jr., traveled into space, Aug. 30, 1983.

Georgia Mom to Attend NASA Internship with Help From GoFundMe Donations

Georgia Mom to Attend NASA Internship with Help From Crowd Fundraiser

“It really caught me off guard. It was amazing and it was overwhelming, and I was just blown away,” India Jackson told the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

NASA Renames Facility in Honor of Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson, the mathematician who’s calculations made for groundbreaking space missions, has just been honored by NASA.

Vanessa Wyche, NASA, Black Woman, NASA's Johnson Space Center

Black Woman Named Deputy Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Making History

For the first time, a Black woman was named deputy director at NASA’s Johnson Space…

[IN MY LIFETIME] Dr. Jedidah Isler Remembers the Brilliance of Dr. Beth Brown

Dr. Beth Brown was the first Black woman astrophysicist I had ever heard about around…


Did NASA Uncover Actual Life on Mars?

Yesterday, NASA scientists were excitedly shocked by images of a fossil beamed from the planet…

Will.I.Am’s Music to Debut on Mars Mission

Unlike other artists who wait till a season premiere of a TV show or appear…