Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection

 

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NASA

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Date

1-1-1986

Description

Johnson Space Center caption:
STS 51-L TRAINING: Two payload specialists in training for STS 51-L and a payload specialist from STS 61-C share a “zero gravity” flight aboard a KC-135 aircraft over the Gulf of Mexico. Left to right are U.S. Rep. Bill Nelson (D, Florida) and Sharon Christa McAuliffe and Barbara R. Morgan. The congressman is PS for January’s 61-C mission. McAuliffe is the prime PS for the Teacher in Space Project aboard STS 51-L in January; and Morgan is her backup.

This photograph was cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-25192.

Subject

McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Nelson, William C. II, 1942-, Morgan, Barbara R., 1951-, Challenger (Spacecraft), Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Gulf of Mexico, Microgravity Research Program (U.S.), 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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