List of African American astronauts


List of African American astronauts

This is a list of African-American astronauts.

* Michael Phillip Anderson
* Charles F. Bolden
* Guion Bluford - First African-American astronaut (1983) [Cuban cosmonaut Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez was the first person of African descent in space, in 1980.]
* Yvonne Cagle
* Robert Curbeam
* Benjamin Alvin Drew
* Frederick D. Gregory
* Bernard A. Harris, Jr.
* Joan Higginbotham
* Mae Jemison
* Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. - First African-American selected for astronaut training (1967)
* Ronald McNair
* Leland Melvin
* Robert Satcher
* Winston E. Scott
* Stephanie Wilson

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