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Black Astronaut Who Died in Challenger Mission Was Never About The Norms

Black Astronaut Who Died in Challenger Mission Was Never About The Norms

by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2013, 4:10PM

On January 28, 1986, NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff.

Topics: History, /NOW

We Love NASA Scientist QuynhGiao Nguyen's Immigrant Survival Story

We Love NASA Scientist QuynhGiao Nguyen’s Immigrant Survival Story

by Channing Kennedy on February 27 2012, 6:21PM

Nguyen arrived in America at age 7 speaking no English, and faced bias and bullying. At age 19, she got her first job at NASA.

Topics: /NOW

Remembering Onizuka, McNair 25 Years After Challenger Disaster

Remembering Onizuka, McNair 25 Years After Challenger Disaster

by Hatty Lee on January 28 2011, 12:45PM

Ellison Onizuka and Ronald McNair were among the first astronauts of color to go to space.

Topics: Media

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