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List of black astronauts


These are the African American astronauts who have traveled into space, sorted by date of first flight.

African-American Astronauts - NASA


12th NASA administrator and first African-American in April 1996 and is qualified for flight assignment. administrator in July 2009. As Administrator, he leads.

Guion S. Bluford - Astronaut, Scientist, Pilot - Biography.com


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.

Celebrating Black History Month: NASA's African-American Astronauts


Feb 8, 2012 ... Major Robert Lawrence was the first African-American selected for .... Four other African-Americans were selected by NASA as astronauts that ...

Guion "Guy" Bluford - First African American In Space


Guion "Guy" Bluford - NASA Astronaut - First African American In Space. Guion " Guy" Bluford was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother was a teacher ...

Shuttle Stars: America's Black Astronauts - The Root


Jul 5, 2011 ... An impressive 20 African Americans have earned the moniker "astronaut," ... The first African-American astronaut to blast off was Guy Bluford, ...

First African American in space - Aug 30, 1983 - HISTORY.com


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 ...

African-Americans in Space - Scholastic


For more than 25 years, African-American astronauts have contributed to the success ... Black History First: Harris became the first African-American astronaut to ...

Taking Flight: 7 Black Female Astronauts and Aviators Who ...


Aug 3, 2012 ... From NASA mission specialists to commercial airline pilots, black women ... dual degrees in chemical engineering and African-American studies at ... she was the fifth black astronaut, and the first black female astronaut in the ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=First African American Astronaut&v=aaL0QrjNKwM
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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Guion Bluford: First African-American in Space - Space.com


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.

30 Years Ago: First African-American Launches into Space


Aug 30, 2013 ... 30), Guion "Guy" Bluford became the first African American in space, ... Bluford said that he and the other two black astronauts in the class (Fred ...

First blacks in space - Black Enterprise


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.