Science • Space
2020-08-27T18:00:02+00:00

NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps to join ISS as first black woman

NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps to join ISS as first black woman
NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps Credit: NASA (Public Domain)

Jeanette Epps is going to make history as the first black woman on the ISS.

Epps is set to join NASA astronauts Sunita Williams and Josh Cassada on NASA's Boeing Starliner-1 mission, a six-month expedition aboard the orbiting space laboratory set to launch in 2021.

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