The Columbia crew. From the left: Mission Specialist David Brown, Commander Rick Husband, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark, Kalpana Chawla and Michael Anderson, Pilot William McCool and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon.
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!
On January the NASA shuttle orbiter mission and the tenth flight of Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members, which consisted of a elementary school teacher.
The crew of mission on the way to board the Space Shuttle Challenger on January [[MORE]] Mission type : Satellite deployment Operator : NASA Mission duration: 73 seconds days 34 minutes planned) Distance travelled : 29 kilometres.
Another image from our visit to the Smithsonian Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly last July.For other images from our visit see:Udvar-Hazy Center "Ascent" Feb Shuttle Discovery July Tower July from a previous visit to see…