Christa McAuliffe

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Sharon Christa McAuliffe
NASA Spaceflight Participant[1]
Nationality American
Status Killed during mission.
Born September 2, 1948(1948-09-02)
Boston, Massachusetts
Died January 28, 1986(1986-01-28) (aged 37)
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Other occupation Teacher
Selection 1985 Teacher in Space Project
Missions STS-51-L
Mission insignia STS-51-L.svg

Christa McAuliffe (September 2, 1948 – January 28, 1986) was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire. She was a member of the crew of Space Shuttle Challenger, who were killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

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  1. "Astronaut Biographies: Space Flight Participant". NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. 2008-12-05. http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/PS/index.html#SFP. Retrieved 2009-01-10.

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