If you were on a space mission in trouble, Mae Jemison is one astronaut you’d want on your crew. The first of several African American woman astronauts, Jemison, with her astonishing achievements, has been inspiring young women everywhere to go after their dreams since well before her 1992 flight.
Manned Space Travel
Looking to learn more about manned space programs? What is the Gemini Space Program? When was the European Space Agency (ESA) founded? Here you’ll find a wealth of information on space and space programs.
The use of giant swimming pools and underwater training centers for astronauts is as much about training the mind as it is about training the body to zero gravity conditions.