Blast Off: A Look at Blacks Who Made History in Outer Space

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  • 020514 national blacks space frederick gregory
  • 020514 national blacks space charles bolden
  • 020514 national blacks space bernard harris
  • 020514 national blacks space leland melvin
  • 020514 national blacks space bobby satcher
  • 020514 national blacks space Mandla Maseko
  • 020514 national blacks space Guion bluford
  • 020514 national blacks space ronald mcnair
  • 020514 national blacks space mae jemison
  • 020514 national blacks space stephanie wilson
  • 020514 national blacks space joan higginbotham

Bernard Harris

Dr. Bernard Harris joined NASA in 1990, and in 1991 he became an astronaut. He boarded his first flight that same year. Harris became the first African-American to walk in space during the Discovery flight in 1995.

(Photo: Hyungwon Kang/Landov)

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