" Guion "Guy" Bluford became the first black person to go into space. He was on the Space Shuttle Challenger's STS 8 mission, launched on August 30, 1983. The first black woman was Mae Jemison. " Guion "Guy" Bluford was NOT the 1st Black Person in space, he WAS the 1st African-American. In 1980, the 1st Black person in space was Arnaldo Tamayo Mendez, a Cuban. no the first African American to go into space was guion bluford like the first person said
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
No but she was the first black woman to go to space.
Yugi Gagarin, a Soviet cosmonaut, was the first person in space.
Yuri Gagarin was the first person to ever go into space
Yuri Gagarin was the first human in space.
Yuri Gagarin was the first person to ever go into space. He was a Russian cosmonaut.
The first person into space was the Russian, Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin.
Yuri Gagarin was the first person to go to space on April 12 1961 and returned safely.
It was Dennis Tito. He was the first self-funding tourist to go into space for vacation.
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...
Yuri Gagarin became the first person to go to outer space on April 12, 1961.
the First black person to go to an all white school was Ruby Bridges ---- jessie <3
April 1961, Gagarin became the first man to travel into space (:
She was the first black woman to go to space.
No non-fiction person has ever gone into a black hole.
Yuri Gagarin, a Russian cosmonaut, was the first person ever to go to space. Neil Armstrong, an American astronaut, was the first person ever to go to a different celestial body (the moon).
Okay the first African American Women to go to Space Was "Dr. Mae C, Jemison and she was born October 17
Guion S. Bluford Jr was the first American black Astronaut to go into space. See related links below for his bio and a list of other black Astronauts.
RussiaApril 12, 1961: Russian Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space
While it is technically impossible to "walk" in space, the Russians (U.S.S.R at the time) were the first one's to go to space, and the American's were the first to walk on the moon.
The first human to go into space was Yuri Gagarin (Russian) in April 1961. The next person in space was Alan Shepard (American) May 5, 1961. The first person to walk in space was Alexi Leonov (Russian), 1st American Ed White.
A Soviet cosmonaut named Yuri Gargarin.
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The first to go into outer space wasn't a human it was a person named Diane Pham they sent it out into outer space where it later died to be exactly 2 days later of fright.