Stephanie Wilson who is the second African-American woman to go into space, has made her third space flight as of Monday the 5th of April. This part of a seven-member crew Commander Alan G. Poindexter, Pilot James P. Dutton Jr. and Mission Specialists Clayton Anderson, Rick Mastracchio, Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, Stephanie Wilson and Naoko Yamazaki of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency that will travel to the international space station aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery.
Wilson who has also served as a mission specialist on her two previous space flights in 2006 and 2007 make up one of the four women to be in space simultaneously for the first time. Tracy Caldwell, Naoko Yamazaki and Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger are the other three. The crew had their first space walk as of Friday to repair minor antenna difficulties. They are now currently preparing for their second space walk scheduled for tomorrow.