Mae C. Jemison blasted into orbit aboard the space shuttle Endeavour, September 12, 1992, the first woman of color to go into space. Now, founder and president of two technology companies, the space flight was just one of a series of accomplishments for this dynamic woman.
Dr. Jemison comes to Durham, as part of, Lift Off NC: Apollo + Beyond, a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo mission. Her speech,Exploring The Frontiers of Science and Human Potential, takes the audience on an exciting and diverse voyage, which mirrors her life, encompassing a journey from Africa to Outer Space – focusing on exploration of the frontiers of science and human potential.
Exploring the Frontiers of Science and Human Potential with Dr. Mae Jemison will be at The Carolina Theatre in Downtown Durham on Wednesday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.