He successfully flew into space with the Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-51-C.
An American poet, author, and teacher.
He was awarded many medals and titles, including Hero of the Soviet Union, his nation’s highest honour.
At that time, pilot licences were only required for pilots operating aircraft for commercial purposes.
The university was founded in 1856 and was forced to close down in 1862 due to hardships resulting from the American Civil War. It was however bought by the African Methodist Episcopal Church and reopened the following year.