Stephanie WilsonStatus: Active 9/27/1966 – Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 7/4/2006 Last Flight: 4/5/2010Stephanie Diana Wilson is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. She flew to space onboard three Space Shuttle missions, and is the second African American woman to go into space, after Mae Jemison. Her 42 days in space are the most of any African American astronaut, male or female.LaunchesSpace Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-121Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-120Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-131National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationType: Government Abbreviation: NASA Administration: Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS Spacecraft: Orion Country: USAThe National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.