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Meet Jessica Watkins, the Black woman astronaut who wants to make history in space

On Wednesday, SpaceX launches the next NASA astronauts to the International Space Station — including Jessica Watkins, who will become the first Black woman on a long-duration mission.

WMFE’s Brendan Byrne reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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