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Astronaut Mae Jemison to speak at UW–Madison for Martin Luther King Jr. event

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Astronaut Mae Jemison to speak at UW–Madison for Martin Luther King Jr. event

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Trailblazing astronaut Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color in space, will present the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture Jan. 21 at the University of Wisconsin­­–Madison.

A physician and engineer, Jemison has been inducted into both the National Women’s Hall of Fame and the International Space Hall of Fame. She is the founder and president of two medical technology companies and the leader of 100 Year Starship, a Pentagon-funded effort to ensure human interstellar space travel to another star within the next century.


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