Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection

 

Author

NASA

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Date

9-12-1985

Description

Payload specialist Sharon Christa McAuliffe is briefed on launch/entry helmets by crew systems technician Alan M. Rochford in the Johnson Space Center's crew systems lab. McAuliffe is one of seven crew members in training for STS-51L flight scheduled for January 1986.

-- Caption by Johnson Space Center.

Photo ID: S85-40029

Subject

McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986; Rochford, Alan M., Helmets -- Testing; Astronauts -- Training of; Space Shuttle Program (U.S.); Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

Document Type

Image

Comments

This scan of the color print originates here from NASA's Human Space Flight website. NASA's original was shot as a color 120mm negative. The additional files are scans of the front and back of FSU Archives' black-and-white print of the same image.

S85-40029_p1_bw.tif (7024 kB)
front of black-and-white print of same negative

S85-40029_p2.tif (21008 kB)
scanned back of photograph with NASA caption and rights notice

Keywords

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

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