How They Find Out If It'sRainy, Sunny or Windy  

By Katherine Withers

Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. was born on the 22nd of November 1942 and is currently 71 years old. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and married to the former Linda Tull.He has two grown children and joined the air force in 1964 at the age of 48. He likes reading, swimming, jogging, playing american handball and playing golf in his spare time. He is a United States Astronaut.


He was the first African African to go into space and made that record on the 30th of August 1983 in his space ship The Challenger. In 1985 Guion served in the West Germans Spacelab Mission. He also launched the weather satellite.


Guion Stewart Bluford Jr changed many people's lives and has helped scientists build up their knowledge of space. He has made remarkable history. Thanks Guion Stewart Bluford Jr.