Nasa removes Black US astronaut from Space Station mission

Black US astronaut Jeanette Epps has reportedly been removed from the next mission to the International Space Station.

Dr. Epps would have been the first black astronaut to step foot on the International Space Station. She was set to board a Russian Soyuz flight in June but will now be replaced by a another astronaut.

No reason has been given for taking her off the crew, but NASA has said Dr. Jeanette Epps will be considered for upcoming missions.

Dr. Epps was born in Syracuse, New York and...

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