Lucile bluford (1912 – 2003) lucile bluford was a journalist who stood up for equal rights at a time when african americans were expected to accept unfair treatment in silence, she refused to be quiet. Amazoncom: bluford series from the community amazon try prime all go search en hello sign in account & lists sign in account & lists orders try prime cart 0 your amazoncom.
Colonel guion (guy) s bluford jr, the first african american in space official sts-8 crew portrait in flight suits reluctant to be in the spotlight, bluford was a 40-year-old air force officer with a doctorate in aerospace engineering. When lucile bluford went to enroll for her first day of graduate school in 1939 at the university of missouri's school of journalism, the school revoked her acceptance when they saw she was a.
Guion s bluford became the first black astronaut to travel in space in 1983, as a crew member aboard the third flight of the space shuttle challenger “i felt an awesome responsibility, and i. Bluford dating and personals personal ads for bluford, il are a great way to find a life partner, movie date, or a quick hookup personals are for people local to bluford, il and are for ages 18.
Lucile bluford (1912 – 2003) university officials did not know that the highly-qualified woman they had admitted was black this was the first of lucile’s eleven attempts to enter the university of missouri lucile filed the first of several lawsuits against the university on october 13, 1939. Guion guy bluford is a former nasa astronaut who was the first african-american to fly into space he flew four shuttle missions bluford's class of astronauts from 1978 included two other.
Bluford is a member and a fellow of many organizations: fellow , american institute of aeronautics and astronautics board of governors , national space club (1997 to 2001. Lucile bluford was a well-respected editor and publisher of the kansas city call, the records of the washington press club foundation's women in journalism oral history project contain transcripts from oral history interviews conducted with female journalists, including lucile bluford. Guy bluford: nasa's reluctant hero along with two other black men and a half dozen women including sally k ride, he was asked if he felt driven to break the racial barrier and become the. Guion s bluford jr was born in west philadelphia, pennsylvania, in 1942 he graduated with a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from the pennsylvania state university in 1964.
Bluford then served on the crew of sts 61-a, the german d-1 spacelab mission, which launched from kennedy space center, florida, on october 30, 1985 this mission was the first to carry eight crew members, the largest crew to fly in space, and included three european payload specialists. Guion guy bluford is the first african-american in space, and served nasa on several missions before his retirement to the private sector in 1993 guion guy bluford is the first african-american in space, and served nasa on several missions before his retirement to the private sector in 1993 women in space: timeline of achievements and.
Twenty years later, guion s guy bluford's memories of his historic flight (sts-8) are just as vivid as they were on that summer night it was the first space shuttle launch and landing at night and the first time an african-american flew into space.