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Astronaut Mae Jemison to Speak at UW–madison for Martin Luther King Jr. Event

Event Details

Date
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time
6:30 p.m.
Location
Varsity Hall, Union South
Description
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.
Cost
Free and open to the public

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