The first African American in space was Dr. Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. The first female African American in space was Mae Carol Jemison.
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Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford or Dr. Guion Stewart 'Guy' Bluford, Jr was the first African-American to into space. He went aboard the space shuttle Challenger in 1983.
The first African American man in space was Guion Bluford. his first flight was in 1983.guion "guy" bluford was the first African American to go into space; however, the first black man to go into space as quoted by Wikipedia:Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez (born January 29, 1942) was the first Cuban cosmonaut and the first person from a country in the Western Hemisphere other than the United States to travel into earth orbit. He was also the first Hispanophone and first Black person in space
In 1961 the first American in space was Alan B. Shepard, Jr.
Guion Bluford was the first African American to go into space.
Mae Jemsion was the first African American who went into space.
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she is important to Chicago because she was the first person to go to space Acually No She was not the first person to go to space she was the 4th African American to enter space but the first FEMALE African American to enter space...
Guion S. Bluford Jr. was the first African American to go into space when flew on the Challenger space shuttle in 1983.
Guion "Guy" Bluford .
Yes, Mae Jemison is a famous African American. She has won many awards, and she was the first African American to go into outer space. She was also the first African American to be chosen for a NASA space training.
Guion "guy" Bluford Junior became the first African American in space on August 30,1983