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Media Company ‘Space Hero’ Signs a Space Act Agreement With NASA
April 12, 2021
Space Hero Partnerships LLC has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA for a feasibility study of a proposed Space Hero mission to the International Space Station. The Space Hero mission, targeted for 2023, will be provided by Axiom Space and may include a 24/7 immersive and interactive livestream.  ... read more »
‘Woman in Motion’ – Nichelle Nichols of Star Trek fame defied gravity shaking up TV history and NASA
February 5, 2021
Nichelle Nichols dreamed of being in space … but I’m getting ahead of this story as told in “Woman in Motion” a nod to the name of her company, that she created to add diversity and inclusion to the NASA program. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday, November 22, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
November 22, 2020
Frederick D. Gregory became the first African American to command a spaceflight, 1989. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Saturday September 12, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
September 12, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Saturday September 12, 2020 - Brought to you by Black 365 Mae C. Jemison became the first African American woman in space, 1992 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday August 26, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 26, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday August 26, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365 Katherine Johnson, human “Computer” for NASA, calculated the path of the USA’s 1st space flight, born 1918 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson
June 25, 2020
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA. ... read more »
Pioneering Black NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Dies
February 27, 2020
Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was later portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering Black female aerospace workers, has died. She was 101. ... read more »
June Bacon-Bercey, America’s 1st female TV meteorologist, dies at 90
January 9, 2020
June Bacon-Bercey was a pioneering meteorologist. She was the first African American woman meteorologist and the first woman television meteorologist in the US. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Dec. 16, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
December 16, 2019
The space shuttle Atlantis launched with Dr. Robert Satcher, the first orthopedic surgeon in space, 2009. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Nov. 22, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
November 22, 2019
Frederick D. Gregory became the first African American to command a spaceflight, 1989. ... read more »
‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson Turns 101
November 7, 2019
The renowned mathematician was instrumental in Alan Shepherd's 1961 journey to space. She also played a pivotal role in John Glenn becoming the first American to successfully orbit Earth one year after Shepherd’s flight. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Oct. 21, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
October 21, 2019
Physicist and NASA astronaut Ronald McNair was born in Lake City, SC, 1950. ... read more »
Fires Engulfing West Africa Exceed Those of Brazil
August 30, 2019
According to NASA, which operates the Aqua satellite, over 67,000 fires were reported in a one-week period in June last year, as farmers employed slash and burn agriculture to clear land for crops. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 26, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 26, 2019
On this day, August 26, 1918, Katherine Johnson, the human “Computer” for NASA who calculated the path of the USA’s first space flight, was born in White Sulphur Springs, ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 12, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 12, 2019
On this day, August 12, 2002, Frederick D. Gregory was sworn in as the NASA Deputy Administrator (NASA’s highest position). Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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