This is the STS-47 crew in Endeavour during flight. Who are they? In the first row (left to right) are Mark C. Lee and Mamoru Mohri. The second row (left to right) are N. Jan Davis, Curtis L. Brown, Jr., and Mae Jemison. The back row (left to right) are Robert (Hoot) Gibson and Jerome Apt. Mamoru Mohri is the first Japanese astronaut, and Mae Jemison is the first female African-American astronaut. N. Jan Davis and Mark C. Lee are the first married couple in space; they met during their astronaut training!
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