Product Type: Poster
Audience: Educators, Students
Grade Levels: K-12, Higher Education
Publication Year: 2012
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]