First African-American astronaut selected

Feb 1, 2010 Full story: 27

This article is in tribute to Black History Month and to the African-Americans in the US Space Program.

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Houston, TX

#25 Feb 2, 2010

Stamford, CT

#26 Feb 4, 2010
Good thing nobody will have a wallet up there for the guy to steal.

Downey, CA

#27 Feb 4, 2010
Celtic,you irish?You know that micks were portrayed as ape-like simians back in the day?


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#30 Feb 4, 2010
After a fatal accident occurred there, Lawrence suggested changing the language of flight instruction from English to German. He surmised that flying at incredible speeds, pilots had little time left to translate information to their native language. Lawrence also reasoned that instructions in their native language reactions were automatic, allowing rapid responses, which he hoped would prevent future tragedies.
Well, THIS one certainly qualifies for the "No $h Award Of The Month".

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#32 Jun 6, 2012
The new film out called Prometheus has a black actor playing the role of the starship's captain.

“I Love My Life!”

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#33 Jun 6, 2012
APV wrote: ist_of_African-American_astron auts

One of them is a soror!

Alvin Drew went to high school and the academy with my husband. He is a really intelligent, nice guy.

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#34 Jan 22, 2013
Bravo1 wrote:
How about having several Jewish americans in Space?
....accompanied by two gypsies and an Arab-of course!

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