Christa McAuliffe

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On Jan. 28, 1986, NASA faced its first shuttle disaster, the loss of the Challenger orbiter and its seven-astronaut crew. They are (L to R) Teacher in Space Participant, Sharon "Christa" McAuliffe, Payload Specialist, Gregory Jarvis, Mission Specialist, Judy Resnik, Commander Dick Scobee. Mission Specialist, Ronald McNair, Pilot, Michael Smith and Mission Specialist, Ellison Onizuka.

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The crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger, including Christa McAuliffe (second, behind pilot Michael Smith)

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October 30, 1985 – Christa McAuliffe watches the Space Shuttle Challenger blast off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A few months later, she would perish on the very same shuttle in the Challenger disaster of 1986.

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Christa McAuliffe, (1948 - 1986) Teacher/astronaut, she died in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger

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How to Make Astronaut Pudding

Awesome activities related to astronauts and how they eat in space! Includes recipe and instructions for how to make astronaut pudding.

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