Two women representing the Teacher in Space Project undergo training in preparation for the STS 51-L mission.
Sharon Christa McAuliffe (second right), prime crewmember; and Barbara R. Morgan (second left) backup, are briefed in the Shuttle mission simulator's instruction station by Jerry Swain, instruction team leader. Others pictured are Michelle Brekke (far right) of the payload specialists office and Patricia A. Lawson (lower left foreground.)
Photo ID: S85-40510
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Morgan, Barbara R., 1951- , Challenger Expediton, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Astronauts -- Training of, Brekke, Michelle, Lawson, Patricia A., Swain, Jerry.
NASA, "Training in the Mission Simulator" (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 50.
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