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John Herrington

John Herrington
Nation: 
Chickasaw
Degree: 
B.Sc. in Mathematics
M.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering
M.Sc. in Astronomy
Job title: 
Astronaut

Type(s) of Engineering:

Aerospace
Favourite thing: 

"Being able to go where no Anishinabe has gone before and being the very first American Indian astronaut in the history of the world."

 

See also:

John Herrington (Wikipedia)

Notable Native Americans: John Herrington (American Indian Education Fund)

John Herrington Biographical Data (NASA: National Aeronautics & Space Administration)

From Space to Indigenous Ancestral Engineering, Commander John Herrington charts new territory (Indian Country Media Network)

Native History: Astronaut John Herrington, Chickasaw, becomes first American Indian in space (Indian Country Media Network)

 

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