January 7, 2009
Could Charles Bolden be First African American to lead NASA?
A former astronaut who has made four trips into space is reportedly a leading candidate for the top job at NASA ... the real one, not the Negro Space Program!
If selected by President-elect Barack Obama, Charles Bolden Jr. , 62, a retired Marine Corps general who makes his home in Houston's Bay Area, would be the first African American to head the space agency.
Read the rest of the media story at the Houston Chronicle.