Shuttle Crew Among the Most DiverseDecember 10, 2006 in Astronomy & Space / Space Exploration
(AP) -- Discovery's seven astronauts are among the most culturally diverse of any space shuttle crew. There are two black astronauts, an astronaut of Indian descent, the first Swede in space, a British-born mission specialist, an Alaskan and a New Jersey boy.
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