#7986 Overall Influence

Mae Jemison

American doctor and NASA astronaut


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Mae Carol Jemison is an American engineer, physician, and former NASA astronaut. She became the first black woman to travel into space when she served as a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Jemison joined NASA's astronaut corps in 1987 and was selected to serve for the STS-47 mission, during which she orbited the Earth for nearly eight days on September 12–20, 1992.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Weill Cornell Medicine

Biomedical research unit and medical school of Cornell University in New York City

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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How’s this person influential?
#1550 World Rank
#1917 World Rank