Johnson Space Center caption:
STS-51L TRAINING VIEW: Sharon Christa McAuliffe, payload specialist representing the Teacher in Space Project, descends from a mockup of the Space Shuttle using a sky-genie device during an emergency training session in the Johnson Space Center’s (JSC) Shuttle Mockup and Integration Laboratory (SMIL). The photograph was taken by Keith Meyers of the New York Times.
This photograph was cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-25183.
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Challenger (Spacecraft), Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Astonauts, Training of.
NASA, "Emergency Egress Training" (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 86.
Space Shuttle, NASA, Challenger, STS-51L, space flight, astronauts, Johnson Space Center, STEM education, science and technology policy, aerospace, space program