Sharon Christa McAuliffe, the Teacher in Space participant from Concord, New Hampshire, prepares for a ride in the rear station of one of NASA's T-38 jet trainers at Ellington Field, Houston, Texas. (More on this base: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellington_Field_Joint_Reserve_Base#NASA_use )
Johnson Space Center has cataloged this image as: S85-41448.
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Texas -- Ellington Airforce Base, Astronauts, training of.
NASA, "Christa McAuliffe at Ellington Air Force Base for Training Flight in T-38 Talon Jet Aircraft." (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 64.
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