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Tuskegee Airman Le Roy Gillead Wins Free Ride to Suborbital Space

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Le Roy Gillead (right), one of the 401 original Tuskegee Airmen who helped integrate the U.S. military, was awarded a free ride to suborbital space aboard XCOR Aerospace's Lynx vehicle in 2009. He hopes to blast off in 2013.

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