Dr. Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr.

Name: Dr. Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr.

STEM Career: Aerospace Engineer (The development of aircraft and spacecraft)

Significant Contribution/s: First African American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut

Birth: November 22, 1942

Learn more:

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/bluford-gs.html

http://www.biography.com/people/guion-s-bluford-213031

http://www.space.com/25602-guion-bluford-biography.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guion_Bluford

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