Monday, February 2, 2009

The First African-American to walk in space.

February 2
*On this date in 1995, the first African-American walked in space.

During that week in February (2nd thru the 11th) Astronaut Dr. Bernard Harris, Jr., was the Payload Commander on STS-63 the first flight of the joint Russian-American Space Program. His mission endeavors for NASA fulfilled his boyhood dream and history was established. Reference:The SPACE Agency 1350 NASA Road One, Suite 224 Houston, Texas 77058 Ph: (281) 333-9500

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