Airman and astronaut: Bluford receives 2021 AFROTC Distinguished Alumnus Award

Astronaut and retired USAF Col. Guion S. Bluford Jr. received the 2021 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Distinguished Alumnus Award during a ceremony at Penn State on Oct. 6, 2021. Bluford was accepted into the NASA astronaut program in 1978 and made history on Aug. 30, 1983 by becoming the first African American in space while a crewmember aboard Space Shuttle Challenger. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy photo)

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