Jan 132018

Robert C. Weaver

Robert C. Weaver became the first African American appointed to a presidential cabinet. Lyndon Baines Johnson made Weaver Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in 1966.

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Mar 162018

Gemini 8 was the first spacecraft to dock with another craft, the Agena, in 1966. The Agena gave astronauts David R. Scott and Neil Armstrong practice docking with other vehicles. These experiments prepared astronauts for lunar missions.

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