Dr. Beth A. Brown was an astrophysicist who worked at the Goddard Space Flight Center. Brown was born on July 15, 1969, in Roanoke, Virginia. As a child, she had a passion to learn more about astronomy and science. She enjoyed watching Star Trek, and Star Wars. Dr. Beth A. Brown was the First Black Woman to Receive a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Michigan appeared first on Black Then.