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Ed Dwight: First African American Candidate for Space | Chasing the Moon | American Experience | PBS

Ed Dwight joined the U.S. Air Force and became a test pilot. While serving, he earned a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Arizona State University. In 1961, the Kennedy administration selected Dwight for astronaut training.

Learn more about our film CHASING THE MOON, including where to watch the full documentary: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/chasing-moon/