In June 1987, Jemison broke through the glass ceiling when NASA selected her for astronaut training. She was the first black woman in the program. Five years later, Jemison made history again as the first African American woman in space.
C. A. “Pete” Tzomes, the first African American to command a nuclear-powered Navy submarine in 1983, has passed away, according to reports from the Centennial Seven, a group of black commanding officers.
Tollie Strode, Jr., a senior project officer at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), wants to be a mentor to young people considering the robotics, autonomy, and artificial intelligence (AI) fields.