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Guion Bluford

Laura S. Jeffrey

Guion Bluford

A Space Biography

by Laura S. Jeffrey

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7364075M
ISBN 100153144300
ISBN 109780153144301
OCLC/WorldCa45252551

Guion Bluford’s nickname is Guy Guion Bluford’s mission on STSA was the last successful flight of the shuttle exploded on its next flight in , killing teacher Christa McAuliffe and six others The first African-American woman in space was Mae Jemison (in ) Many sources note that the first black man in space was Arnaldo Mendez, a . Guion S. Bluford, Jr. Dr. Guion “Guy” S. Bluford Jr. (Colonel, USAF, Ret.) was the first African American to fly in space. He was also the first African American to return to space a second, third and fourth time. As the first African American to be awarded United States Air Force Command Pilot Astronaut Wings, he has logged over hours.

Feb 9, - Guion Bluford was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 22 of November, Guion Bluford was the first African American to go up in space on Aug Guion was also a pilot and a scientist. See more ideas about 10 pins. Guion Bluford was born on November 22 , in Philadelphia, to Guion Bluford and Lolita Bluford. Guion married Linda Tull in , at age They had 2 .

Showing of 21 book results. Above are Bluford Series books that are currently on If there are additional titles from this series that you would like added, please let us know. Series Resources 3. Website for Bluford Series View the Website Share. Guion Stewart Bluford Jr., Ph.D. (born Novem ), (Col, USAF, Ret.), is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut. Bluford was the first African American in space. Before becoming an astronaut, he was an officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he remained while assigned to NASA, rising to the rank of mater: Penn State, B.S. , AFIT, M.S. .


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Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. was born on Novemin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The son of a mechanical engineer and a special education teacher, Bluford grew up in a household where. Guion Bluford: A Space Biography (Countdown to Space) [Jeffrey, Laura S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Guion Bluford: A Space Biography (Countdown to Space)Price: $ Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. (born Novem ) is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut, who is the first African American and the second person of African descent to go to space.

Before becoming an astronaut, he was an officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he remained while assigned to Missions: STS-8, STSA, STS, STS Space Challenger: The Story of Guion Bluford (Trailblazer Biographies) [Haskins, James, Benson, Kathleen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Guion "Guy" Bluford, Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Novem His mother Lolita was a special education teacher and his father, Guion Sr.

was a mechanical engineer. The Blufords encouraged all four. Guion Bluford, astronaut who was the first African American launched into space, on the STS-8 mission in Bluford became an astronaut in On four spaceflights, Bluford served as a mission specialist and spent more than 28 days in space.

Learn about his life and career with this article. Select an Audiobook. All twenty-one of the Bluford Series books are available in audiobook format. Click on a cover to go to the audiobook. Guion S. Bluford Jr. was born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in He graduated with a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in Bluford went on to receive two more master's degrees and a doctoral degree.

Guion Bluford was the first African American to travel into space. This book details the life of Bluford, his astronaut training and historic spaceflight. From the time he was a young boy growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Guion Bluford had a love of flying. As a mission specialist, he made four different spaceflights on the space shuttle.

The Bluford Series is a collection of twenty-one young adult novels that focus on the lives of a group of high school students and their families. The series draws its name from the school which many of the characters attend: Bluford High, named after Guion "Guy" Bluford, America's first black astronaut.

President Ronald Regan talking about Guion Bulford. The full name of Guion Bluford is Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Novem His mother was a school teacher and his father was a mechanical engineer.

This helped him develop an interest in engineering from an early age and seek a career in the field. Check out this story featuring Guion Bluford.

NASA astronaut, aerospace engineer, military officer, and senior engineering executive, Guion S. Bluford Jr. was born on Novem in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the eldest of three sons of Guion Bluford, Sr., a mechanical engineer, and Lolita Bluford, a special education teacher.

Books shelved as bluford-series: The Gun by Paul Langan, Lost and Found by Anne Schraff, Brothers in Arms by Paul Langan, Until We Meet Again by Anne Sch. Dr. Guion “Guy” Bluford, Jr. (Colonel, USAF, Ret.) was the first African American to fly in space in He was also the first African.

Guion Bluford was born on Novem in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He had a full family, with his father Guion Bluford Sr., two brothers and mother Lolita Bluford (who was a special education teacher.) As a child Guion's favorite hobbies were swimming, jogging, racquetball, handball, scuba diving and golf.

Novem is the 75th birthday of America's first African-American astronaut, Col. Guion Bluford, and just reading his resume is enough to make us all wonder what we've been doing with our. Guy Bluford became the first African American in space on Aug. 30,aboard the Challenger on NASA's eight space shuttle mission (STS-8).

Guion. Found a report on Guion Bluford in my box of papers from school. Its kind of funny that I did a report on him when I wound up going to Krista McCalaff's college (where they obviously didn't teach me how to spell her name!/5.

A veteran of three space flights, Bluford was a mission specialist on STS-8 inSTS A inand STS in Bluford's first mission was STS-8, which launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on Aug This was the third flight for the Orbiter Challenger and the first mission with a night launch and night landing.

View Guion Bluford’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Guion has 14 jobs listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Guion’s Title: President at The Aerospace. Guion Bluford was the first African American to travel into space.

This book details the life of Bluford, his astronaut training and historic spaceflight. From the time he was a young boy growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Guion Bluford had a love of flying. As a mission specialist, he made four different spaceflights on the space : Laura S.

Jeffrey.Space Challenger: The Story of Guion Bluford: an Authorized Biography James Haskins, Kathleen Benson Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages.