This is a montage of the individual portraits of the 35-member 1978 class of astronaut candidates. The Astronaut Class of 1978 was NASA’s first new group of astronauts since 1969. This class was notable for many reasons, including having the first African-American and first Asian-American astronauts, and the first women.
November 16, 2022 - NASA aims to make a fourth attempt to launch its uncrewed inaugural Artemis mission to the moon, after weeks of technical setbacks and foul weather delayed earlier attempts to send their huge, next-generation rocketship into space. infographic