Joan Higginbotham

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Birthday
3, 1964
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
3, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

The third African American woman to fly in space. She totaled just under 13 days of time spent in the great beyond.

Before Fame

She received two Master's degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Trivia

She was a mission specialist on the Space Shuttle Discovery and received the NASA Exceptional Service Medal.

Family Life

She has been married twice.

Associated With

She was a female astronaut like Mae Jemison.