Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection

 

Author

NASA

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Date

1-1-1986

Description

Johnson Space Center caption:
STS 51-L TRAINING: Sharon Christa McAuliffe a school teacher from Concord New Hampshire, surveys a group training replica of the quarters she’ll be using in space when the Space Shuttle Challenger taxis two women and five men into space in January of 1986. The 51-L citizen observer/payload specialist is in training at the Johnson Space Center, representing the Teacher in Space Project.

The photo was taken by Keith Meyers of the New York Times.

This photograph was cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-25188.

Subject

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

Document Type

Image

Keywords

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

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