These are the African American astronauts who have traveled into space, sorted
by date of first flight.
12th NASA administrator and first African-American in April 1996 and is qualified
for flight assignment. administrator in July 2009. As Administrator, he leads.
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.
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 - NASA Astronaut - First African American In Space. Guion "
Guy" Bluford was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother was a teacher ...
Jul 5, 2011 ... An impressive 20 African Americans have earned the moniker "astronaut," ... The
first African-American astronaut to blast off was Guy Bluford, ...
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 ...
For more than 25 years, African-American astronauts have contributed to the
success ... Black History First: Harris became the first African-American astronaut
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 ...
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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.