These are the African American astronauts who have traveled into space, sorted
by date of first flight.
Bluford became the first African American to travel in space in 1983, as a mission
specialist aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Learn more at Biography.com.
12th NASA administrator and first African-American in April 1996 and is qualified
for flight assignment. administrator in July 2009. As Administrator, he leads.
Feb 8, 2012 ... Major Robert Lawrence was the first African-American selected for .... Four other
African-Americans were selected by NASA as astronauts that ...
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 ...
Jul 5, 2011 ... McNair was the first African-American astronaut to die aboard a shuttle -- in the
Challenger disaster that killed a crew of seven. From Lake City ...
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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 ...
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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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Aug 30, 2013 ... NASA Administrator Charles Bolden reflects on Guy Bluford, who became
NASA's first African-American astronaut when he launched on STS-8 ...
Jul 22, 2014 ... In commemoration of that moment, check out top 10 astronauts of color. ...
Anniversary of the Moon Walk: 10 African American Space Pioneers.