Stephanie Wilson

Rianna Daniels

Facts

Stephanie Wilson is an engineer. She was born on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the second African American woman to go in to space. She was the mission specialist on STS-120 and STS-121.

Colleges & Degrees

  • Harvard University
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Science
  • Master of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering

Accolades

  • NASA Distinguished Service Metal
  • NASA Space Flight Medal
  • Honorary Doctor of Science
  • Johnson Space Center Director’s Innovation Group Achievement Award
  • Harvard College Women’s Professional Achievement Award
  • Harvard Foundation Scientist of the Year Award
  • Harvard College Women’s Professional Achievement Award

Quote

"With Hard Work And Perserverance, It Is Possible To Do What I've Done."