Mae Jemison Rockets Into Space

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Watermark Learning was founded in 1992. Besides our founding, a lot was going on that year. Here are some noted firsts and other happenings in September of 1992.

Mae Jemison
Dr. Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to travel into space aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. It is also the first flight for the Endeavour. When Dr. Jemison left NASA, she started her own successful company to research the application of technology to daily life.

September 11 – Hurricane Iniki, one of the most damaging hurricanes in United States history, devastates the Hawaiian islands of Kauai and Oahu.

September 21 – Mexico establishes diplomatic relations with Vatican City, ending a break that lasted over 130 years.

September 23 – Operation Julin is the last nuclear test conducted by the United States at the Nevada Test Site.

September 25th – US Mars Observer launched from space shuttle.


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