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List of black astronauts - Wikipedia


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

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


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 ...

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.

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


Feb 8, 2012 ... The first African-American in space was Philadelphia native and United .... Four other African-Americans were selected by NASA as astronauts ...

Who was the world's first black astronaut? - SpaceRef


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 ...

Famous African-American Astronauts | QUEST | KQED Science


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 ...

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, ...

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.
www.ask.com/youtube?q=First African American Astronaut&v=2CAHJCrKSMg
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 ...

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 ...

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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.

30 Years Ago: First African-American Launches into Space


Aug 30, 2013 ... 30), Guion "Guy" Bluford became the first African American in space, ... Bluford was part of NASA's barrier-breaking 1978 class of astronauts.

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.