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Charles Bolden, born in Columbia on 19 August 1946, and Ronald Erwin McNair, born in Lake City on 1 October 1950.  McNair died in the space shuttle Challenger explosion on 28 January 1986.  In 2009 Bolden was appointed administrator of NASA.

Sources: Black Scientists of America; Almanac of Famous People.