Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection

 

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NASA

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Date

9-10-1985

Description

Sharon Christa McAuliffe, left, appears to be deciding what she thinks of a piece of space food she tastes during a session of interfacing with space shuttle life sciences. Barbara R. Morgan samples an apricot. The two are in early training at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in preparation for the STS-51L spaceflight early next year. McAuliffe is prime payload specialist representing the Teacher in Space Project, and Morgan is her backup. Dr. C.T. Bourland, a dietitian specialist, assists the two.

Photo ID: S85-39978.

Subject

McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Bourland, Dr. C.T., Morgan, Barbara R., 1951- , Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Astronauts -- Training of, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Challenger Expedition, Astronauts -- Nutrition.

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Image

Keywords

Space Shuttle, NASA, Challenger, STS-51L, space flight, astronauts, STEM education, science and technology policy, aerospace, space program, history of science

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