Mae Jemison - an American physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first woman of color to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. She has appeared on television several times, including as an actor in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She is a dancer, and holds 9 honorary doctorates in science, engineering, letters, and the humanities. Mae and her team established the 100 Year Starship with the goal to make interstellar space travel a reality by 2112.