NASA Is Facing Racism Allegations After Removing Jeanette Epps, Slated to Become First Black Crew Member on the International Space Station from the Expedition

NASA is under fire and facing allegations of racism after the organization decided to pull Astronaut Jeanette Epps, who was slated to become the first Black crew member on the International Space Station, from its upcoming expedition.

via NYDN:

Rumors surrounding her prompt removal have swirled since NASA on Thursday announced Epps would be replaced on the flight by Serena Auñón-Chancellor, a member of Epps’ astronaut class slated to launch later this year, according a news release.

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