Payload specialist Sharon Christa McAuliffe is briefed on launch/entry helmets by crew systems technician Alan M. Rochford in the Johnson Space Center's crew systems lab. McAuliffe is one of seven crew members in training for STS-51L flight scheduled for January 1986.
-- Caption by Johnson Space Center.
Photo ID: S85-40029
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986; Rochford, Alan M., Helmets -- Testing; Astronauts -- Training of; Space Shuttle Program (U.S.); Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
NASA, "McAuliffe Briefed on Helmets" (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 29.
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