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America’s first Black astronaut candidate reaches space

Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally reached space on a Blue Origin flight at 90 years old. The 10-minute flight ended Dwight’s 60-year journey for a chance to travel beyond Earth. Derrick Pitts, the chief astronomer at The Franklin Institute, joins CBS News with more on Dwight’s legacy. Source