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Ellison Onizuka was the first Asian American astronaut to reach the space . He died at 40 years only, during the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger in January 1986. In honor of Onizuka, a monument, there is a replica of the Space Shuttle Challenger, and a street named Onizuka Street in Little Tokyo.

silvialumy — Last modified May 01 2012 12:38 p.m.

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