Interview with man picked by Kennedy administration to be the first black man in space

Yes, it seems that most historical accounts kind of glossed over at least one of the qualities the program was searching for in prospective astronauts.


There is a mention in Wolfe’s book of Ed Dwight.

Sadly, if you try to google it the only reference seems to be on a racist tumblr that I won’t link to. I should dig my copy of that book out.

Found it yesterday while I was looking into the comments posted last night that have now been deleted.

Ahem, open your eyes, plz.

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Excellent image! I see a double meaning there too, considering how totally masculine the program was, the (lack of) color of the stuff that comes (heh) out of men’s little “rockets,” etc.

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