Anatomy Is Not Destiny: Meet Mae Jemison 🚀
On this day in 1992, astronaut Mae Jemison, aboard the Endeavour on mission STS47 became the first woman of colour to travel into space. Whilst in orbit, science mission specialist Jemison conducted experiments into weightlessness and motion sickness on both herself and the crew and investigated whether microgravity produced better semiconductor crystals for computer chips. After over 190 hours in space, Jemison returned to Earth and the rest, as they say, is history!
Today, we're celebrating her endeavors and contribution to history with our charity partner, Fawcett Society: offering you 10% off the Anatomy Is Not Destiny Necklace online and in-store with code: WHATAJEM
Guess what? We're popping a copy of 'Women In Science' by Rachel Ignotofsky into one lucky order, so what are you waiting for? BLAST OFF!