Kathryn K. Kuiper is the astronaut who appears in Space Mission: Selfie. She resembles Keesha Franklin, whom with she is similar. She is voiced by Mae C. Jemison. She is an old friend of Fiona Frizzle and Bjorn Frizzlsen.


  • She is voiced by and based off of Mae Jemison.
  • She has the same name as Kathy Sullivan, the first female to walk on the moon.
  • Her surname is based on the Kuiper Belt, a trans-Neptunian region in space.
  • Kathy and Keesha’s names both start with ‘k’.
    • Keesha, Kathy