Massachusetts native, Stephanie Wilson, made history in 2006 when she became the second African American woman to go into space, according to NBC 10 Boston. She was a part of the Space Shuttle Discovery crew on a 13-day flight.
In 2024, NASA aims to land the first woman and the next man on the Moon with the Artemis Plan. Wilson, a Boston-born NASA astronaut, is a part of that program. In just a few short years, she could become the first woman to walk on the moon.
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Massachusetts native Stephanie Wilson could be poised to make history as the first woman to walk on the moon. https://t.co/eClCGOi4mY— NECN (@NECN) February 26, 2021