Ronald McNair bio

Birth Name: Ronald McNair

Occupation: Astronaut

Place Of Birth: SC

Date Of Birth: October 21, 1950

Date Of Death: January 28, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Ronald McNair was born on the 21st of October, 1950. He was known for being a Astronaut. The second African American in space, he died tragically in the Challenger explosion.

Ronald McNair was born in SC. He earned a PhD in physics from MIT after graduating from North Carolina A&T State University. His first spaceflight was also on Space Shuttle Challenger, two years before he died during the launch of his second mission.

Ronald McNair was a Libra and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Ronald McNair was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Ronald McNair is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Ronald’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Ronald McNair’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ronald McNair’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ronald McNair kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ronald McNair was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ronald McNair
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Ronald McNair was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Ronald McNair was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Ronald McNair had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Ronald McNair’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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