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Christa McAuliffe (1948–1986)

Christa McAuliffe was born on September 2, 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Sharon Christa Corrigan. She was married to Steven McAuliffe. She died on January 28, 1986. See full bio »


(age 37) in over Atlantic Ocean

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 1989 Beyond the Stars (this film is dedicated to: the Crew of the Space Challenger Mission 25, who lost their lives on January 28, 1986 - as S. Christa McAuliffe)
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary) (dedicatee: Challenger, January 28, 1986)
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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

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S. Christa McAuliffe

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Was selected from over 11,000 other teacher applicants to be the first civilian in space as part of the Teacher in Space Program. She was to teach two 15-minute class sessions from the Challenger space shuttle via satellite. See more »

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