Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection

 

Author

NASA

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Date

1-1-1986

Description

Sharon Christa McAuliffe, named as prime crew citizen observer, studies the console on the aft flight deck, which contains controls for the remote manipulator system (RMS) and other important functions.
Johnson Space Center has cataloged this image as: S85-40508.

Subject

McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Astronauts -- Training of, Spaceshuttles -- Safety measures, Challenger (Spacecraft), Challenger Expedition, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Space Shuttle Program (U.S.).

Document Type

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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