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Sian Proctor, First Black Woman To Pilot A Spacecraft, Advocates For “J.E.D.I.” Space: ...

By Marc H. Morial "I'm the fourth Black female from the United States to fly to space, only four of us. And out of...

Trailblazing Tourist Trip to Orbit Ends With Splashdown

By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer Four space tourists safely ended their trailblazing trip to orbit Saturday with a splashdown in the Atlantic off the...

Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Solar Wings

By MARCIA DUNN Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International Space Station later this...

‘Twenty Pearls’ AKA Documentary Shows the Vision and Impact of Black College Women

Executive Producer and Alpha Kappa Alpha member Kimberly Esmond Adams believes anytime is the right time to tell this type of American story. “This story talks about the role that a group of college women, who were still finding their way in the world, yet were intelligent enough to understand that the world was bigger than them and they could do something concrete to make it better for everyone.”

NASA Naming Headquarters for ‘Hidden Figures’ Engineer

WASHINGTON (AP) NASA is naming its Washington headquarters after Mary Jackson, the space agency's first African American female engineer whose story was portrayed in...