7 Things to Know About Space Shuttle Endeavour

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  • Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA
  • Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA
  • Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA
  • Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA
  • Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA
  • Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA
  • Space Shuttle Endeavour
  • Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA

Breaking More Barriers

Piloting the STS-47 mission in 1992, Mae Jemison, above, became the first African-American woman in space. Also onboard was Mamoru Mohri, the shuttle's first Japanese astronaut, and Mark Lee and Jan Davis, the first married couple to fly on the same mission.  (Photo: China Photos/Getty Images)