Ed Dwight was passed over for space travel decades ago.

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NASA has donated $11.7 million to eight HBCUs to support the creation of curricula centered on artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Actress Sonequa Martin-Green is empowering the next generation of STEM innovators through a new partnership with Frito-Lay Variety Packs.

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Ronald McNair, who died in the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion in 1986, overcame the racism of the Jim Crow South to become the first HBCU graduate to be an astronaut and the second African American person in space.

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Fifty-five years after the debut of "Star Trek: The Original Series," Nichols continues to touch the hearts and minds of generations. 

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It has taken 25 years of planning and preparation for the James Webb Space Telescope to finally reach this moment.

Thirty-three-year-old astronaut Jessica Watkins will spend six months up in the cosmos working as a mission specialist on NASA's SpaceX Crew-4. She will be the first Black woman to step foot in the International Space Station.

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Astronaut Jessica Watkins will make history as the first Black woman to join an international space station crew.

The right-wing outrage over a NASA video with Kamala Harris and paid young actors draws attention to Trump's use of paid actors to pretend to be his supporters when he announced he was running for president. And he didn't even pay them on time.

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While her current condition is unknown, the Star Trek actress is in the middle of a years-long battle concerning her health, well-being, and management of her financial affairs.

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Vanessa E. Wyche will become the first Black woman to serve as the director of a NASA center.

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A Virginia-based middle school has been renamed after NASA trailblazer Katherine Johnson.