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New Documentary Captures Struggle Of Black Astronauts

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2020-03-07 00:31:30

Written by BET Staff. In 1983 Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. became the first African-American in space as part of the Orbiter Challenger crew. His career at NASA began in 1978 and his story, along with other space pioneers, is being documented in a revealing series on the Smithsonian Channel, Black In Space: Breaking The Color Barrier.

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