These are the African American astronauts who have traveled into space, sorted
by date of first flight.
Nov 5, 2015 ... Bluford became the first African American to travel in space in 1983, as a mission
specialist aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Learn more at ...
Apr 23, 2014 ... Guion "Guy" Bluford is a former NASA astronaut who was the first African-
American to fly into space. He flew four shuttle missions.
Feb 8, 2012 ... The first African-American in space was Philadelphia native and United .... Four
other African-Americans were selected by NASA as astronauts ...
Jan 31, 2002 ... When most people think of the first black astronaut they think of Col. ... adding his
name to the 16 others who gave their lives for America's ...
Feb 3, 2011 ... This April is the 50th Anniversary of Yuri Gagiran going into space, the 30th
Anniversary of the first US Space Shuttle Columbia launching into ...
Jul 5, 2011 ... An impressive 20 African Americans have earned the moniker "astronaut," ... The
first African-American astronaut to blast off was Guy Bluford, ...
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Sep 3, 2013 ... Guion Bluford, Jr. YouTube celebration of the First African American ... attended
by family, friends and fellow astronauts such as: Sally Ride, Dr.
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Jan 6, 2007 ... When he was accepted into NASA's astronaut training program in 1978, Guy
Bluford never aimed to become the first African-American in space ...
On this day in History, First African American in space on Aug 30, 1983. Learn
more ... In 1979, he was accepted into the U.S. astronaut program. He made his ...