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  • Was Racism The Reason A Black Astronaut Was Grounded? 28 Jan 2018 23:15 GMT

    NASA Astronaut Dr. Jeanette Epps has been … . Guion and the late Ronald McNair were the first Black astronauts to … join NASA’s elite Space Shuttle … program ranks in 1978. Col. Bluford

  • First black astronaut honored on 50th anniversary of death (Update) 09 Dec 2017 08:58 GMT

    … , 1967. The crowd included NASA dignitaries, astronauts, fellow Omega Psi Phi fraternity … . Lawrence paved the way for Guy Bluford, who became the first African … its first African-American resident: NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps. Another former African …

  • 'The first, but not the last': Lawrence remembered as pioneering black astronaut 09 Dec 2017 21:45 GMT

    … to its third astronaut group. NASA accepted seven MOL astronauts who were 35 … NASA administrator. “He was the first, but definitely not the last.” Guion Bluford … became NASA’s first black astronaut in space in …

  • Philadelphia Honors First African-American In Space Col. Guion Bluford 26 Jul 2017 09:48 GMT

    … multiple ways Tuesday. Colonel Guion Bluford, was born and raised … then joining NASA in 1978. Then in 1983, Bluford defied more … on four occasions.” Bluford retired from NASA in 1993, and … Overbrook High, and Universal Bluford Charter that helped build a …

  • Penn State student to begin astronaut training 17 Jun 2017 02:37 GMT

    … Dean, a spokeswoman for NASA. Cardman thinks space films may … the program. She said NASA opened applications for her class … then Philadelphia's Guion S. Bluford in 1983, and Robert … Pawelczyk's mission, astronauts conducted 26 experiments looking at …

  • Guion Bluford was 1st African American in space 07 Apr 2017 23:15 GMT

    … be very careful," said Guion Bluford in a matter-of-fact … accepted in the U.S astronauts program.  Bluford was inspired by that … the astronaut and escorted him through the exhibit area of NASA … planet.  Every year, he visits NASA's Johnson Space Center …

  • Black Astronauts 30 Jan 2017 12:14 GMT

    … 1978, NASA graduated its first group of Space Shuttle astronauts which signaled … D. Gregory of Washington, Col. Guion Bluford of Pennsylvania, and the late … Black astronauts to join NASA’s elite Space Shuttle program ranks. Col. Bluford

  • Meet Astronaut Jeanette Epps, First African-American To Be Crew Member On International Space Station 07 Jan 2017 20:05 GMT

    … be astronaut Jeanette Epps. In a press release from NASA, it … of the 2009 astronaut class. According to NASA, astronauts like Epps who … low Earth orbit, allow NASA to make major research … an astronaut is actually her mother. “There were people like Guy Bluford, …

  • Jeanette Epps is set to become first African-American astronaut on the ISS 06 Jan 2017 18:04 GMT

    … by veteran astronaut Andrew Feustel. Chris Cassidy, chief astronaut at Nasa’s Johnson … before being selected for Nasa’s 20th astronaut class in 2009. While … who have travelled into space. Guy Bluford was the first African-American …

  • Today in History: January 16 16 Jan 2019 12:43 GMT

    … promotion tour. In 1978, NASA named 35 candidates to fly … and Guion S. Bluford Jr., who became America’s first black astronaut in … board was Israel’s first astronaut, Ilan Ramon (ee-LAHN’ … stabbing of pregnant newlywed Joy Stewart; McGuire gasped and snorted …

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