Moonwalk

Breaking Barriers

In episode four of the podcast “Moonwalk,” the first African American to perform a spacewalk, discusses challenging stereotypes with a young woman who dreams of planning a mission to Mars. 

Decades after the enrollment of NASA’s first black astronauts, people of color are still a minority in aerospace.

Dr. Bernard Harris, Jr., the first African American to perform a spacewalk, discusses challenging stereotypes with a young woman who dreams of planning a mission to Mars.

See videos and behind the scenes images at HoustonPublicMedia.org/Moon.

 

This article is part of the Moonwalk podcast

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Tomeka Weatherspoon

Tomeka Weatherspoon

Senior Producer

Tomeka Weatherspoon is an Emmy-award winning producer. She produces segments, the weekly television program Arts InSight, the short film showcase The Territory and a forthcoming digital series on innovation. Originally from the Midwest, Tomeka studied convergence journalism from the world’s first journalism school at the University of Missouri. She has...

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