Johnson Space Center caption:
STS 51-L TRAINING: Sharon Christa McAuliffe, 51-L citizen observer/payload specialist, prepares to remove her helmet after participating in emergency egress training in the Shuttle mockup and integration lab at the Johnson Space Center. McAuliffe will represent the Teacher in Space Project aboard the Challenger when it launches in late January.
The photo was taken by Keith Meyers of the New York Times.
This photo was cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-25182.
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Spaceshuttles -- Safety Measures, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Astronauts, Training of.
NASA, "Emergency Egress Training" (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 84.
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