Remembering The Forgotten: Robert H. Lawrence, Jr. The First African American Selected For Space Travel

Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr., was the first #African American selected to be an astronaut.  He was also a test pilot and senior United States Air Force pilot with over 2,500 flight hours. Born in Chicago, Illinois on October 2, 1935, Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. graduated from Englewood High School in Chicago in the top 10 […]

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