Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Jemison

Mae Carol

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  17.10.1956
Birthplace:  Decatur / Alabama
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  none
Selection date:  05.06.1987
Selection group:  NASA-12
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 08.03.1993

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-47  MSP  12.09. - 20.09.1992 7d 22h 30m 
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Total  7d 22h 30m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Stanford University, 1977; M.D. from Cornell University, 1981; two honorary doctorates; hobbies: Traveling, graphic arts, photography, sewing, skiing, collecting African Art, languages (Russian, Swahili, Japanese), weight training, reading, dancing, exercising; Area Peace Corps Medical Officer for Sierra Leone and Liberia; she left NASA to serve again in the medical branch.

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Last update on July 03, 2009.