Charles E. Baldwin

Since it is Black History Month, it is fitting that we share this great news about Chuck Baldwin from Wardell.

First Black Male at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC)-Florida {Non Engineer/Technical Type} to receive the “NASA Public Service Medal” from President Reagan’s Administrator, James M. Beggs on August 31, 1981 for Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-1) Maiden Flight on April 12, 1981.  

KSC Florida Hidden Figure …….. ”Day Labor’s Grandson {Leon Bays and Rosetta Bays}” out of Wardell (Homestown/Southeast), Missouri.

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