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Jemison, Mae C.

Works: 7 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 150 library holdings
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mae C Jemison
Black stars in orbit( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the contributions that black astronauts, astrophysicists and engineers have made to NASA and the American space exploration program. Also relates the difficulties and obstacles encountered by the first black astronauts, including racism and discrimination within the space program. A group of five black astronauts, including Ronald E. McNair, who was killed in the space shuttle Challenger explosion, talk about their backgrounds, their achievements and their aspirations. Startrek star Nichelle Nichols tells how she helped recruit black and other minority group candidates for the space program
Cornell Class of 1994 Convocation by Mae C Jemison( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jemison, a former Cornellian and astronaut, cheerily reflects on change, transition, risk-taking and the need to address the world's problems creatively and innovatively. Remarks by John Ford, Dean of Students, Kathleen Burdette, Senior Class President, and Seth Klugherz, Alumni Class President. Musical selections by the Hangovers
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.21 for Women of h ... to 1.00 for Astronaut ...)