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Christa McAuliffe (September 1948 – January was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, and was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. I remember where I was the moment this happened!

Christa Mcauliffe, a Girl Scout Alumna and the first teacher in space, was tragically aboard the Challenger space shuttle when it exploded in 1986.

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Christa McAuliffe On January just 73 seconds after launch, the Space Shuttle Challenger spacecraft disintegrated and she was one of the seven crew members killed in the disaster.

Christa McAuliffe was born September 2, 1948, in Framingham, MA. A high school history teacher, she was the first American civilian selected to go into space in 1985. After being selected by NASA in 1985, she trained at the Johnson Space Center. On January 28, 1986, she boarded the space shuttle Challenger. The space shuttle exploded shortly after liftoff, killing everyone on board.

Christa Corrigan McAuliffe: First teacher to go into space. Died when the Challenger exploded after launch.

Christa McAuliffe (September 2, 1948 – January 28, 1986) was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, and was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. She received her bachelor's degree in education and history from Framingham State College in 1970, and also a Master of Arts from Bowie State University in 1978. She took a teaching post as a social studies teacher at Concord High School in New Hampshire in 1982. In 1985, McAuliffe was selected…

Christa McAuliffe and Barbara Morgan, Teacher in space primary and backup crew members for Shuttle Mission This mission ended in failure when the Challenger orbiter exploded 73 seconds after launch on January (Great Images in NASA)

Christa McAuliffe, first teacher in space; aboard space shuttle Challenger when it exploded

Important Figures

Are astronauts from NASA Space Shuttle Challenger crew still alive despite explosion?

Christa McAuliffe's Lost Lessons

Teacher in Space Christa McAuliffe's planned lessons are now available at Challenger Center for Space Science Education.

Christa Mcauliffe's Shadow | Yankee Classic

Concord Monitor reporter Bob Hohler recounts his seven months with Christa McAuliffe leading up to the Challenger disaster in this 1986 Yankee classic.

Sept 2, 1948 - Christa McAuliffe [RIP] born in Boston, Massachusetts. High school teacher Christa McAuliffe was the first American civilian selected to go into space. She died in the space shuttle Challenger’s explosion in 1986.

Sept 1948 - Christa McAuliffe [RIP] born in Boston, Massachusetts. High school teacher Christa McAuliffe was the first American civilian selected to go into space. She died in the space shuttle Challenger’s explosion in

Christa Mcauliffe. R.I.P.

First & last teacher selected by NASA

Christa McAuliffe

She made history when she became the first American civilian selected to go into space in high school teacher Christa McAuliffe (pictured in One of a crew of seven who perished in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

Astronaut Christa McAuliffe’s parents and sister watch the Space Shuttle Challenger explode January 28, 1986

Astronaut Christa McAuliffe’s parents and sister watch the Space Shuttle Challenger explode January 1986

Christa McAuliffe's Messenger: Her Mother Grace on the Anniversary of Challenger Disaster

Christa McAuliffe's Messenger: Her Mother Grace on the Anniversary of Challenger Disaster

New Hampshire teacher Christa McAuliffe was the first private citizen in space. When tragedy struck, Christa's mother, Grace Corrigan, vowed to keep her mission alive.

Christa McAuliffe

Christa McAuliffe received the medal July 2004 for (died aboard Challenger- she was a teacher) medal given by President George W Bush.

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