This Amazing Woman Will Be The First Black Astronaut To Board The International Space Station

This astronaut is bringing some #BlackGirlMagic to space, and we couldn't be more excited.

On Wednesday, NASA announced that Jeanette Epps will be the first African-American astronaut to board the International Space Station. According to a press release, Epps and veteran astronaut Andrew Feustel will arrive to the station in May 2018. She will be the flight engineer for Expedition 56 and will stay on board for Expedition 57.

A native from Syracuse, NY, Epps has a PhD in aerospace...


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