Mae C. Jemison Enamel Pin
Series One, Pin No. 09
She is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. After medical school and a brief general practice, Jemison served in the Peace Corps from 1985 until 1987, when she was selected by NASA to join the astronaut corps. She also made a brief appearance in Star Trek: The Next Generation!
2 inches at the tallest point. Black dyed metal plating with rubber clasps.
Fifty Percent of the profits from the sale of this pin goes to The Dorothy Jemison Foundation for Excellence (DJF) an organization founded by Mae Jemison in honor of her late mother with her brother and sister.
The DJF develops and implements teaching methods, curricula, materials and programs that foster educational experiences resulting in individuals fully able to participate and contribute effectively and beneficially to society. DJF, a non-profit foundation places special emphasis on building critical thinking skills, experiential teaching methods, science literacy, integrated approaches to learning and individual responsibility in achieving excellence.