When Mae Jemison was a little girl, she watched the Apollo Moon landings with excitement. But she wondered...why were none of the astronauts women? Mae loved science , trained to be a doctor, and helped people in countries all around the world with the Peace Corps. Upon returning to the United States, she was accepted into NASA's astronaut program. In 1992, she became the first Black woman to travel into space. Features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline.