“I just looked at it [the original Star Trek series] as science fiction, ’cause that wasn’t going to happen, really, but Ronald saw it as science possibility.”
– Carl McNair, about his brother, Astronaut Ronald McNair, who died aboard The Challenger in 1986
While we all face difficulties in our lives, some continue to move forward regardless of expectations and norms. Listen to the following podcast from National Public Radio’s StoryCorps, as Carl McNair talks about his brother, Astronaut Ronald McNair, and his life growing up as an African American boy in segregated South Carolina in the 1950’s and 60’s.
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