The Interview

Space is not a 'Plan B', says former NASA astronaut

In 1992, Mae Jemison made history as the first African-American woman to travel into space. The former NASA astronaut now advocates for more diversity in space and STEM fields, not only as a matter of representation but because including a variety of perspectives contributes to progress. Jemison talks to FRANCE 24 and tells us why exploring space can help the world save Planet Earth.