Jeanette Epps Will Be the First Black Female Astronaut on the International Space Station

Curated via Twitter from Glamour’s twitter account….

According to a press release, the Boeing Starliner-1 mission will be Epps's first spaceflight. "I'm super excited to join Suni Williams and Josh Cassada on the first operational Boeing crewed mission to the International Space Station," she said in a video shared to her Twitter feed. "I've flown in helicopters with Suni flying and I've flown in the backseat of a T-38 with Josh flying, and they are both wonderful people to work with, so I'm looking forward to the mission. "Thank you @Astro_Ferg!

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