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Bernard A. Harris, Jr.

AKA Bernard Anthony Harris, Jr.

Born: 26-Jun-1956
Birthplace: Temple, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Astronaut

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First black astronaut to spacewalk

Father: Bernard A. Harris
Mother: Gussie H. Burgess
Father: Joe Roye Burgess (stepfather)
Wife: Sandra Fay Lewis (one child)

    High School: Sam Houston High School, San Antonio, TX (1974)
    University: BS Biology, University of Houston (1978)
    Medical School: MD, Texas Tech University (1982)
    University: MS Biomedical Science, University of Texas Medical Branch (1996)

    Spacehab, Inc. VP
    Space Media, Inc. VP Business Development
    Harris Foundation Founder and President (1998-)
    NASA Researcher, Johnson Space Center (1988-96)
    NASA Fellow, Ames Research Center (1987)
    Aerospace Medical Association
    American Astronautical Society
    American College of Physicians Fellow
    American Medical Association
    American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
    Association of Space Explorers
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
    Boys & Girls Clubs of America Houston, TX
    Endorsement of Microsoft (2008)


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