Did You know Dr. Mae Jemison was the first African American woman astronaut to orbit space? #WomensHistoryMonth

Mae Jemison Becomes First African American Woman in Space On this day in Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to travel through space. She served as Mission Specialist aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on

Joan Elizabeth Higginbothsm was the 3rd African-American woman to go into space

Dr Joan Higginbotham the second Black Woman to become an astronaut. Via Wikipedia: “ Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham (born August is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.

"Mae Jemison Became 1st Black Woman To Fly In To Space in 1992.  Jemison fulfilled a lifelong dream she held ever since she was a small girl in Chicago by becoming the first African-American woman to fly into space.  She graduated in 1977 with a dual degree in chemical engineering and African-American Studies,   Jemison later obtained a Doctor of Medicine in 1981 from Cornell University and travelled to developing countries to provide primary care."

Mae Jemison, the black woman to fly in Space Jemison graduated with a dual degree in chemical engineering and African-American Studies and later obtained a Doctor of Medicine and travelled to developing countries to provide primary care

Willa chappell Brown was not only the first licensed female black pilot, she also co-founded the national airmen’s association of america, an organization whose mission was to get african americans into the united states air force. in 1940, she and her first husband, lieutenant Cornelius R. Coffey started the Coffey school of Aeronautics, where some of the approximately 200 pilots who trained at the school are known to us as the “Tuskegee Airmen.”

Vintage Black Glamour

Willa Brown Chappell was a pioneering aviator who co-founded the National Airmen’s Association of America, an organization whose mission was to get African Americans into the United States Air Force. Inspired by Bessie Coleman, Chappell.

1963 American hired its first African American stew.

Joan Dorsey was the first African-American flight attendant hired to work for American Airlines. JOAN DORSEY for your sacrifice and for setting a standard which made the life I now love to live possible!

FLY GIRL  African American aviatrix Bessie Coleman (1892 - 1926).

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African American in aviation history. Coleman was the FIRST WOMAN TO EARN A PILOT'S LICENSE.

Mary Mahoney (b. 1845) became the first professionally trained black nurse in 1879.

African-American female firsts, 1879 - Mary Eliza Mahoney- MEDICINE - The First African American to study as a professional nurse in the United States -- April 1845 - January (Via Wikipedia)

The woman who posed for the famous poster! ~~~~March is Women's History Month

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

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