Ronald McNair

Ronald McNair by Hayla Scott


Ronald Erwin McNair was born on October 21rst, 1950, and died on January 28th, 1986. He had a wife named Cheryl and two children. He enjoyed cooking, karate, football, running, playing cards, and jazz. He graduated from Lake City, South Carolina in 1967 when he was 17 years old. He received a Bachelor's degree in Science Physics from NC A&T University in 1976.


On January 28th 1986, McNair and 6 other people were chosen to participate in going into space on the "Challenger". The spaceship exploded, killing all 7 people (Including McNair).
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In Honor of Ronald E. McNair