Johnson Space Center caption: Sharon Christa McAuliffe, payload specialist for 51-L, takes a breather following a busy days’ training in the Johnson Space Centers’ Shuttle mock-up and integration laboratory. McAuliffe, a New Hampshire school teacher, was chosen from among ten finalists in the Teacher in Space Project to serve as citizen observer aboard the Challenger.
This photo was taken by Keith Meyers of the New York Times.
This photo was cataloged by the Johnson Space Center as Photo ID: S86-25251.
McAulifee, Sharon Christa, 1948-1986, Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Astronauts -- Training of.
NASA, "McAuliffe Taking a Breather" (2015). Challenger STS-51-L Image Collection. 96.
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