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Jeanette Epps Will Become the 1st African American Crew Member of the International Space Station

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Jeanette Epps Will Become the 1st African American Crew Member of the International Space Station

Jeanette Epps isn't just traveling into space, she's unpacking her bags for an extended stay at the International Space Station. What is the International Space Station? We're glad you asked! It's a home in orbit. It allows astronauts from not only the United States, but other countries to live and conduct research in science labs in order to move us one step closer to life in outer space. While African Americans have traveled into space, this is the first time that an African American will be living and working at the space station as a crew member. The station, which...

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