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Ronald McNair was a black astronaut and NASA mission specialist who was part of the space shuttle Challenger crew in 1986. McNair was a highly…

On February 9, 1995, Dr. Bernard Harris became the first African American to perform a spacewalk during the second of his two Space Shuttle flights.…

by Zain Shauk / The Houston Chronicle Via khou.com HOUSTON—Astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, said Monday he’ll decide within the next two weeks whether to leave his wife’s bedside and command NASA’s final launch of space shuttle Endeavour in April. Kelly said he visited NASA’s Johnson Space Center on Monday […]

VIA BlackAmericaWeb: When Stephanie D. Wilson says she needs her space, she really means it. The 43-year-old Massachusetts native is a real-life astronaut and only the second African-American woman to be in space. Currently a part of the crew of the space shuttle Discovery, Wilson and the six other astronauts docked safely at the International […]

The first African-American in space, Guion “Guy” Bluford is being inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame this June, along with three other astronauts.

Orthopedic surgeon Robert Satcher put his considerable skills to work in space, repairing a robotic arm on NASA’s International Space Station. Colleague Randolph Bresnik told Satcher his work was “the highest recorded orthopedic surgery — ever.” And there was another first. Satcher is the first orthopedic surgeon in space. A much honored scholar and researcher, […]