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First African American in Space

THIRTY YEARS AGO: Engineer Became First African-American In Space

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 08.31.2013 | Science

Thirty years ago Friday (Aug. 30), Guion "Guy" Bluford became the first African-American in space, launching into low-Earth orbit aboard the Space S...

A Little African American Boy From South Carolina Wanted To Go To Space. Here's How He Did It.

Posted 08.30.2013 | Good News

Today -- August 30 -- marks the 30th anniversary of the day that Guion S. Bluford became the first African American to go to space. To honor this mile...