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Reach for the stars: first Indigenous astronaut seeks to inspire youth

<p>Indigenous astronaut, Commander Dr. John Herrington, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, spent 13 days, 18 hours and 47 minutes in space in 2002, taking his tribe's flag to the International Space Station.</p>

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Indigenous astronaut, Commander Dr. John Herrington, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, spent 13 days, 18 hours and 47 minutes in space in 2002, taking his tribe's flag to the International Space Station.

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