South African to be 1st black African in space

February 10, 2014   // 0 Comments

    by theGrio How do you beat one million people in a competition to travel into space? You defy gravity. And you set out to make history while doing it. At least that’s what worked for 25-year-old Mandla Maseko. The former South African DJ was one of 23 people selected to take a sub-orbital flight into space aboard the XCOR Aerospace Lynx spacecraft. “When they announced...

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