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NASA's African-American Astronauts Fact Sheet
 
Front of the NASA's African-American Astronauts Fact Sheet

The information in this document was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: All Grades
Product Number: FS-2012-01-002-JSC


NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen for the intensive Astronaut Candidate training program. Only 321 astronauts have been selected to date. This fact sheet lists those astronauts of African descent.

NASA's African-American Astronauts Fact Sheet [1MB PDF file]