would-be first black african in space dies in motorcycle crash
30-year-old Mandela, from a township outside Pretoria, defeated millions of contestants from 75 countries and won a trip to space as one of 23,long, 103-kilometer (64-mile) Take the Lynx Mark II spacecraft to the suborbital flight on the edge of space. The young part- Time DJ and candidate officials of the South African Air Force are also affectionately referred to as the \"space boy\" who will be the first African black man to be in space. His family made a statement on social media announcing the tragic news. He went through a week of skydiving, air combat and G- He conducted strength training at the Kennedy Space Academy in Florida to prepare for the flight. During that flight, he also met the second man to set foot on the moon, Buzz Aldrin. He had planned to fly in 2015, but never officially announced when the space trip would take place. His early death means that the first time in history will be achieved by another \"veteran. Believe your friends will be interested in this story!