Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection

 

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NASA

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Date

11-19-1985

Description

Caption by the Johnson Space Center: Sharon Christa McAuliffe, the Teacher In Space Payload Specialist from Concord, New Hampshire, trains for the STS 51-L mission in the Shuttle Mission Simulator (SMS). She is seated in the mission specialist's station behind the pilot's station. Astronaut Michael J. Smith, pilot for STS 51-L, mans his station in left foreground. This image has been cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S85-44465.

Subject

McAluliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986; Challenger (Spacecraft); Space Shuttle Program (U.S.); Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center; Smith, Michael J., 1945-1986; Astronauts -- Training of.

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Image

S85-44465_p2.tif (20895 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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