Sian Proctor, First Black Woman To Pilot A Spacecraft, Advocates For “J.E.D.I.” Space: Just, Equitable, Diverse, And Inclusive
“I’m the fourth Black female from the United States to fly to space, only four of us. And out of the four that have gone, only one person has gone multiple times. I really want to have that message out there that, you know, you can become a pilot. You can go to the stars – but not only for people of color and girls of color, but also for us what I call seasoned individuals. You know, I’ve been chasing space my entire life, and it took me 50-plus years to get here, but I made it.” – Dr.