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Christa McAuliffe, Teacher in Space

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 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.

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from New England Today

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

Christa McAuliffe's Messenger By Mel Allen - Yankee Magazine, January 2011 http://www.yankeemagazine.com/article/features/christa-mcauliffe-nh

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A blog about the Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center, Space Camp Utah and the Discovery Space Center.

A blog about the Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center, Space Camp Utah and the Discovery Space Center.

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Christa McAuliffe taught at Concord High School in New Hampshire, where in addition to teaching law, economics and American history, she developed a course called "The American Woman." @arts_n_sciences