Basic Black; Conversation With Astronaut Stephanie Wilson
CLOSED CAPTIONED MASTER Season 39 A CONVERSATION WITH ASTRONAUT STEPHANIE WILSON Show # 3807 Broadcast Date: 1/25/07 Producer: Valerie Linson Length: 25:46
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Basic Black
- Conversation With Astronaut Stephanie Wilson
- Program Number
- Series Description
THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.
Series release date: 1/8/1998
- Program Description
After 13 days and 5 million miles, astronaut Stephanie Wilson made history in July 2006 when she became the second African American woman to go on a space mission. A native of Pittsfield, MA, Wilson’s interest in space began at age 13. She was selected by NASA in 1996 and thus began her journey in space travel. Wilson’s primary duties on the space shuttle included robotic arm operation. In conversation with Basic Black host Howard Manly, Wilson discusses her life in science.
In this episode of Basic Black, which includes some of the captivating images taken during Wilson's flight, guest host Howard Manly talks with Wilson about her gravity-defying experience, her thoughts on the impact of educating girls in science and engineering, and her plans for the future.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Race and Ethnicity
- Social Issues
- Chicago: “Basic Black; Conversation With Astronaut Stephanie Wilson,” 01/25/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 24, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2951A2DB8815448889E29E51814440C3.
- MLA: “Basic Black; Conversation With Astronaut Stephanie Wilson.” 01/25/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 24, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2951A2DB8815448889E29E51814440C3>.
- APA: Basic Black; Conversation With Astronaut Stephanie Wilson. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2951A2DB8815448889E29E51814440C3