Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection

 

Author

NASA

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Date

1-8-1986

Description

Johnson Space Center caption:
STS 51-L TRAINING: STS 51-L Payload Specialist Sharon Christa McAuliffe egresses the rear station of a NASA T-38 jet trainer at Ellington Base, near the Johnson Space Center, where the Teacher in Space Project top finalist is in training for the January mission. The photo was taken by Keith Meyers of the New York Times.

This photo was cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-25234.

Subject

McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986; Space Shuttle Program (U.S.); Texas -- Ellington Airforce Base; Astronauts, Training of.

Document Type

Image

Comments

This is a scan of FSU Archives' black-and-white print. The original negative by Keith Myers was in color. A scan of the color version is available here at NASA's Human Space Flight website.

S86-25234_p2.tif (20954 kB)
back of photograph with NASA caption and rights information

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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