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Ronald Erwin McNair

February 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Ronald McNair was the second African-American to go into space, and was part of the STS-51L crew that died when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off in 1986.

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