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 being briefed about the consoles and controls that operate the SMS in JSC's Mission Simulation and Training facility.
Johnson Space Center has cataloged this image as Photo ID: S85-44580.
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Challenger Expedition, Challenger (Spacecraft), Spaceshuttles -- Safety measures, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Astronauts, Training of.
NASA, "Christa McAuliffe in the Shuttle Mission Simulator" (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 71.
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