Johnson Space Center caption:
STS-51L TRAINING VIEW: Sharon Christa McAuliffe, STS-51L citizen observer/payload specialist, get s a preview of microgravity during a special flight aboard NASA’s KC-135 “zero gravity” aircraft. McAuliffe will represent the Teacher in Space Project aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger when it launches later this month.
This photograph was taken by Keith Meyers of the New York Times.
This photograph was cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-25196.
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Microgravity Research Program (U.S.), Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Astronauts, Training of.
NASA, "Microgravity Training on a KC-135" (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 92.
Space Shuttle, NASA, Challenger, STS-51L, space flight, astronauts, Johnson Space Center, STEM education, science and technology policy, aerospace, space program