The STS 51-L crew poses for a portrait while training at Kennedy Space Center's (KSC) Launch complex 39, Pad B. They are standing in the White Room during a break in countdown training.
Left to right are Teacher-in-Space payload specialist S. Christa McAuliffe; payload specialist Gregory Jarvis; and astronauts Judith A. Resnik, mission specialist; Francis R. (Dick) Scobee, mission commander; Ronald E. McNair, mission specialist; Mike J. Smith, pilot; and Ellison S. Onizuka, mission specialist.
--Caption from the Johnson Space Center.
This photograph has been cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-30460.
Kennedy Space Center; Portrait, Astronauts -- United States; McAuliffe, Christa, 1948-1986; McNair, Ronald, 1950-1986; Onizuka, Ellison; Resnik, Judith, 1949-1986; Scobee, Francis R., 1939-1986; Smith, Michael J., 1945-1986; Challenger (Spacecraft); Astronauts -- United States.
NASA, "Standing Group Portrait of Crew Holding Helmets" (1986). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 106.
Space Shuttle, NASA, Challenger, STS-51L, space flight, astronauts, Johnson Space Center, STEM education, science and technology policy, aerospace, space program