Johnson Space Center caption:
STS 51-L TRAINING: STS 51-L Payload Specialist Sharon Christa McAuliffe egresses the rear station of a NASA T-38 jet trainer at Ellington Base, near the Johnson Space Center, where the Teacher in Space Project top finalist is in training for the January mission. The photo was taken by Keith Meyers of the New York Times.
This photo was cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-25234.
McAuliffe, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986; Space Shuttle Program (U.S.); Texas -- Ellington Airforce Base; Astronauts, Training of.
NASA, "McAuliffe Exiting a T-38 Jet Trainer" (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 94.
Space Shuttle, NASA, Challenger, STS-51L, space flight, astronauts, Johnson Space Center, STEM education, science and technology policy, aerospace, space program