Barbara Morgan

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Barbara Radding Morgan
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Born
Barbara Radding

(1951-11-28) November 28, 1951 (age 69)
StatusRetired
NationalityAmerican
OccupationTeacher
Astronaut
Space career
NASA Astronaut
Time in space
12d 17h 53 m
Selection
MissionsSTS-118
Mission insignia
STS-118 patch new.svg

Barbara Radding Morgan (born November 28, 1951) is an American teacher and a former NASA astronaut. She participated in the Teacher in Space program as backup to Christa McAuliffe for the 1986 ill-fated STS-51-L mission of the Space Shuttle Challenger.[1]

She then trained as a Mission Specialist, and flew on STS-118 in August 2007.

References[change | change source]

  1. NASA (2007). "Barbara Radding Morgan - NASA Astronaut biography". NASA. Archived from the original on 22 September 2007. Retrieved September 15, 2007.