First black astronaut finally honored

December 1997
Jet;12/29/97, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p30
Reports that Major Robert Lawrence Jr., the first black astronaut, has been recognized 30 years after his death. The addition of his name to the Astronauts Memorial Foundation's Space Mirror at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor's Center in Florida; Comments from Barbara Lawrence, his sister, and Tracey Lawrence, his son; Maj Lawrence. Lawrence's career.


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