McNair, Ronald E. 1950-1986
Most widely held works about Ronald E McNair
Most widely held works by Ronald E McNair
Black stars in orbit ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Documents the contributions that black astronauts, astrophysicists and engineers have made to NASA and the American space exploration program. Also relates the difficulties and obstacles encountered by the first black astronauts, including racism and discrimination within the space program. A group of five black astronauts, including Ronald E. McNair, who was killed in the space shuttle Challenger explosion, talk about their backgrounds, their achievements and their aspirations. Startrek star Nichelle Nichols tells how she helped recruit black and other minority group candidates for the space program.
Accidents African American astronauts African American engineers African Americans African Americans and libraries African American scientists Akunyili, Dora N Alexander, Shaun Astronauts Biography Blacks Blacque, Taurean Bluford, Guion Stewart,--1942- Bonet, Lisa,--1967- Books and reading Braugher, Andre Brown, Bobby,--vocalist Butler, Octavia E Challenger (Spacecraft) Exploration of outer space Fiction Hayes, Isaac Heavy D,--1967- Henson, Taraji P Hirsi Ali, Ayaan,--1969- History Jaheim--(Musician) Juvenile works Kelis,--1980- King, Robert Arthur,--1945- Latifah,--Queen Libraries Lomax, Michael Love, Ed Manned space flight McNair, Ronald E.,--1950-1986 Olopade, Olufunmilayo I Outer space Pena, Paul,--1950- Puckett, Kirby Rabb, Maurice F Segregation Shonibare, Yinka,--1962- Simmons, Gary,--1964- South Carolina Southgate, Martha United States United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration Walker, Albertina Weah, George
McNair, Ron, d. 1986