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On this day in 1978, NASA graduated its first group of Space Shuttle astronauts which signaled a new day for the space program. Among the group of 35, three Black men went on to leave their mark on history as explorers of space. Maj. Frederick D. Gregory of Washington, Col. Guion Bluford of Pennsylvania, and […]

Can we take a moment to show some love for the all the ‘Black Girl Magic’ happening this year already? It looks like ‘Hidden Figures’

Astronaut Jeanette Epps will make history as the first African-American astronaut to fly on board the International Space Station as a flight engineer during an expedition in May 2018.

In the new film "Hidden Figures" Taraji P. Henson will play NASA scientist and expert mathematician Katherine Johnson.

Aprille Ericsson is award-winning aerospace trailblazer who achieved a pair of historic firsts as part of her engineering career. Dr. Ericsson is the first woman…

Retired NASA astronaut Leland Melvin (pictured) became an Internet sensation after his official portrait surfaced online showing him posing with his two dogs, ABC News…

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If you don’t think girls and women are good at math, think again. Physicist and mathematician Katherine G. Johnson made a significant mark in history…

It was from their front yard in Melbourne, Fla., that Michael VanKulick captured this previously unseen video of the Challenger disaster, which 28 years ago on Tuesday exploded in a fireball just 73 seconds after launch, killing all seven people aboard. Read More

A NASA research program will pay participants $18,000 to remain horizontal in a bed for a period of 70 days.  The study was devised to examine the effects…

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On February 9, 1995, Dr. Bernard Harris became the first African American to perform a spacewalk during the second of his two Space Shuttle flights.…