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Victor Glover becomes 1st Black astronaut to arrive at space station for long-term stay

Victor Glover becomes 1st Black astronaut to arrive at space station for long-term stay

Early Tuesday morning (Nov. 17), the 44-year-old NASA astronaut came aboard the International Space Station, becoming the first African American ever to begin a full six-month stint on the orbiting lab. Glover and three crewmates — fellow NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins and Shannon Walker and Japan's Soichi Noguchi — left Earth on Sunday evening (Nov. 15) aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule "Resilience."

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